Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 27 March 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 13 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 27 March 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 27 March 2015
Sunday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 5905N 5810W to 6035N 5710W
then southeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5335W to 4445N 4800W to 4445N 4700W to 4700N 4215W to 5015N
4300W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 27 March 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 9:30 AM NDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 994 mb located south of Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 990 mb located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today intensifying trough located over the South
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located over the South Labrador
Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 AM NDT 27 March 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the East Labrador Sea.

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