North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 29 May 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 late overnight and to west 15 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light Saturday afternoon.

A few flurries ending Saturday morning.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 29 May 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 29 May 2015
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 5 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 in the northern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5620W to
5025N 5320W to 5440N 5210W to 5605N 5640W to 5655N 5600W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 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 in the
northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4045N 5130W to 4045N 4930W to 4545N 3700W to 4745N
3700W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at estimated from Quebec near 5017N 6044W to
Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 29 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 AM NDT 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 989 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today high located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located from Labrador to Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 AM NDT 29 May 2015 An intensifying low pressure system will remain near stationary just
southeast of Greenland. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are
expected in the wake of the low and will ease to moderate to strong
on Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek, South Labrador Sea, Northwest
Labrador Sea - southern half and the East Labrador Sea.

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