Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 28 May 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots backing to northwest 20 this afternoon then increasing to west 30 early Friday morning.

A few flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 28 May 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 28 May 2015
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind north 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice in the northwestern section. 

Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday 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 28 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 5820N 5735W to 6305N 5750W.
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 28 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 5820N 5735W to 6305N 5750W.
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 28 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4100N 5130W to 4100N 5000W to 4600N 3730W to 4715N
3730W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5830W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 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 9:30 AM NDT 28 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 995 mb located over central
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 985 mb located over the
East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today high located over James Bay.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Friday ridge located south of Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 AM NDT 28 May 2015 An intensifying low pressure system over the Central Labrador Sea
will move northeastward to lie east of the marine district late this
evening. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop in the
wake of the low today.

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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