Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 27 May 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 early Thursday morning then backing to northwest 15 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of snow beginning this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 27 May 2015
Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 27 May 2015
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind north 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice in the northwestern section. 

Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 5800N 5800W to 6325N 5800W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice in the northwestern
section.

Ice Forecasts

Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 5800N 5800W to 6325N 5800W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4100N 5130W to 4100N 5000W to 4600N 3745W to 4715N
3745W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 27 May 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing ridge located east of Labrador
Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 1001 mb located over Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Thursday low 988 mb located over the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM NDT 27 May 2015 A low pressure system over Quebec will track northeastward over the
North Labrador Coast overnight tonight and into the Labrador Sea
Thursday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop Thursday
in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

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