Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 29 May 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 Saturday morning.

A few flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 May 2015
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 1 or less Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 29 May 2015
Sunday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots backing to north 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice in the northwestern section. 

Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 5820N 5735W to 6250N 5745W.
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 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 5820N 5735W to 6250N 5745W.
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 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 29 May 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 984 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located over central Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM NDT 29 May 2015 A low pressure system will remain nearly stationary just southeast of
Greenland and gradually weaken throughout the forecast period. Strong
to gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the low 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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