Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 18 April 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 18 April 2015
Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 18 April 2015
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice including 2 tenths of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5730W to 5920N 5735W to 6000N 5640W
then eastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9
tenths of first-year ice including 2 tenths of old ice in the
northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3645W to 4700N
3645W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 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 18 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 18 April 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
Quebec.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 993 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 1002 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 999 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 PM NDT 18 April 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the Mid Labrador Coast.

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