Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 04 May 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 this morning then diminishing to southwest 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 15 to 20 late overnight then increasing to north 25 near noon Tuesday.

Snow or rain beginning this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 04 May 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 4 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 04 May 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Friday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 May 2015 Today Tonight and Monday 4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 May 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5730W to 5935N 5805W to 6005N 5645W
then northeastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9
tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice in the
northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5400W to 4500N 5345W to 4215N 4945W to 4215N 4830W to 4600N
3600W to 4730N 3600W to 5100N 3830W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 04 May 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 AM NDT 4 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday departing trough located on a line
east-west over Baffin Island.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 1005 mb located off the Mid Labrador
Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday low 995 mb located over the northeastern
South Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating trough located over eastern
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 AM NDT 4 May 2015 A trough of low pressure will move eastward across northern marine
waters today. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead
of this feature today.

Additionally, a low pressure system will form off the Mid Labrador
Coast this evening and deepen as it slowly moves eastward to lie over
the Northeastern South Labrador Sea by Tuesday evening. Strong to
gale force southerlies ahead of this feature will shift to strong to
gale force northerlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
North Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

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