Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 28 March 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 knots except southwest 20 over southern sections. Wind increasing to northwest 30 Sunday morning and to northwest 35 Sunday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over southern sections late this evening overnight and Sunday morning. Freezing spray Sunday.

Temperatures minus 13 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 28 March 2015
Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Sunday morning and to 3 to 5 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 28 March 2015
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

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

7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4830W to 4430N 4730W to 4700N 4200W to 4945N
4245W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5820W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 28 March 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 28 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 PM NDT 28 March 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 990 mb located near Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 983 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
southern Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Sunday dissipating ridge located over Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM NDT 28 March 2015 A low pressure system near Ungava Bay will move eastward
Across northern sections of the Labrador Sea tonight and Sunday.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop over the Labrador
Sea on Sunday in the wake of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Sea - northern half, Northwest Labrador Sea and East
Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the East Labrador Sea.

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