Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 28 March 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 28 March 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 28 March 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Saturday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 March 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 1 tenth of first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 March 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5700W to 6130N 5745W to 6140N 5720W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth of first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice
including a trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4715N 5259W to 4630N 4700W to 4715N 4400W to 5000N 4400W to 5145N
4545W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4856N 5830W to Quebec near 5012N 6039W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 28 March 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 970 mb located east of the Flemish Cap.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing low located southeast of the
Marine District.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over central Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 AM NDT 28 March 2017 An intense low pressure system east of the Flemish Cap will gradually
weaken as it moves slowly eastward today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies over southern waters will slowly subside today as it
moves away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Coast and South Labrador Sea - eastern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Sea - western half and East Labrador Sea.

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