Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 29 March 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 Thursday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge occasional freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 March 2017
Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 29 March 2017
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except ice covered in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

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

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5300W to 4515N 4900W to 4515N 4600W to 4700N 4330W to 5000N
4330W to 5145N 4530W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4856N 5830W to Quebec near 5012N 6039W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 29 March 2017

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 PM NDT 29 March 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over northern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM NDT 29 March 2017 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

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