Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 19 April 2015

Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray ending Monday evening.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 19 April 2015
Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 19 April 2015
Tuesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday 5 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice including 3 tenths of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5730W to 5940N 5545W then
northeastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9
tenths of first-year ice including 3 tenths of old ice in the
northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3630W to 4700N
3630W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 19 April 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 4:00 PM NDT 19 April 2015 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located over Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Monday ridge located over Labrador.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located east of
Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM NDT 19 April 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the North Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

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