East Labrador Sea - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 29 March 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 this evening then diminishing to west 20 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Monday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 29 March 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 29 March 2015
Tuesday Wind east 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 25 knots.
Thursday Wind east 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4750N 5245W to 4705N
4530W to 4845N 4500W to 4930N 4645W to 5500N 5230W to 5600N 5630W to
5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4830W to 4430N 4730W to 4700N 4200W to 4945N
4245W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5820W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 29 March 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 4:00 AM NDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 990 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday low 983 mb located south of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today dissipating ridge located over Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM NDT 29 March 2015 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will intensify
as it moves southeastwards to lie over the East Labrador Sea tonight
and east of the marine district Monday morning. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will develop over the Labrador Sea this afternoon in
the wake of this feature, and diminish overnight as the system moves
away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Sea - northern half, Northwest Labrador Sea and East
Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the East Labrador Sea - southern
half.

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