Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 06 May 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind west 25 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 early this evening and to light early Thursday morning. Wind increasing to north 20 Thursday evening.

Chance of flurries.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 6 overnight then rising to minus 1 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 06 May 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 06 May 2015
Friday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 25.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice near the coast. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4830N 5305W to 4830N 5100W to
5300N 5300W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5200W to 5700N 5730W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9
plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice near the
coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5443W to 4545N 5415W to 4145N 5030W to 4144N 4845W to 4600N
4200W to 4800N 4200W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 6 May 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 989 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.
By 9:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 1003 mb located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located southeast of the Marine
District.
By 9:00 p.m. NDT Thursday trough located over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM NDT 6 May 2015 An intense low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will drift
slowly northward today. Strong to gale force winds associated with
the low will gradually diminish as the low moves away and weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast..South Labrador Sea..Northwest Labrador Sea -
Southwestern half..And East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the North Labrador Coast.

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