Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 28 March 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 20 to 25 this afternoon then veering to northwest 20 Sunday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 9.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 28 March 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 28 March 2015
Monday Wind variable 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to east 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in extreme western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4750N 5245W to 4650N
4510W to 4900N 4500W to 5130N 4830W to 5500N 5230W to 5600N 5630W to
5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year
ice including a trace of old ice in extreme western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5335W to 4445N 4800W to 4445N 4700W to 4700N 4215W to 5015N
4300W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 28 March 2015

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 AM NDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 993 mb located over Hudson Strait.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Sunday low 987 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Sunday ridge located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today departing trough located southeast of
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 AM NDT 28 March 2015 A low pressure system over the Hudson Strait will move eastward today
to lie over the East Labrador Sea Sunday morning. As this low deepens
over the Labrador Sea Sunday, strong to gale force northwesterlies
will develop over the Labrador Sea.

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.

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