Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 30 May 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 May 2015

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 30 May 2015
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 6055N 5705W to 6250N 5745W.
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 30 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4045N 5130W to 4045N 4930W to 4545N 3645W to 4800N
3645W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 30 May 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today deepening low 1001 mb located over western
Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 992 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located over the South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday ridge located east of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM NDT 30 May 2015 A low pressure system over Western Labrador will intensify as it
tracks across the Belle Isle Bank late Sunday. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will develop over southern waters behind this system.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
South Labrador Coast.

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