East Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 22 May 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 40 knots diminishing to west 30 near midnight and to northwest 15 to 20 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light late Saturday morning then increasing to northeast 20 to 25 Saturday evening.

Flurries ending late overnight. Periods of snow or rain beginning early Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 May 2015
Tonight and Saturday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Saturday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 22 May 2015
Sunday Wind northeast 25 knots backing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5000N 5530W to 5040N 5405W to
4905N 5200W to 5125N 5050W to 5450N 5250W to 5630N 5700W to 5705N
5605W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4130N 5145W to 4130N 4915W to 4530N
4045W to 4700N 4045W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Quebec near
5019N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 22 May 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 22 May 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 1000 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line east-west over
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM NDT 22 May 2015 A low pressure system east of the Labrador Sea will track eastward
away of the district tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies
behind the low will diminish as it moves away.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea - southeastern half.

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