Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 21 April 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 25 this afternoon then backing to southeast 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Periods of snow beginning this evening and ending Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 2 rising to minus 2 to plus 2 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 April 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 21 April 2015
Thursday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday 2 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5730W to 5915N 5550W then
northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3615W to 4700N
3615W to 5000N 3745W to 5130N 3845W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 21 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over western Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 AM NDT 21 April 2015 Marine interests are advised that all freezing spray warnings have
ended.

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