South Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 29 April 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 to 45 knots except northeast 25 over eastern sections. Wind becoming northeast 25 to 35 near midnight then becoming northeast 25 late overnight. Wind backing to northwest 25 Saturday afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

A few flurries or showers ending Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 April 2016
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 near midnight and to 3 to 4 Saturday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 29 April 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4840N 5300W to 4920N 5140W to
5140N 4950W to 5520N 5215W to 5605N 5520W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme
southwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4345N 4945W to 4345N 4745W to 4515N 4200W to 4630N
4045W to 4845N 4200W to 5000N 4300W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 29 April 2016

'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 9:30 PM NDT 29 April 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 980 mb located over northwestern
Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday low 991 mb located east of Belle Isle
Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:38 PM NDT 29 April 2016 A low pressure system entering the Belle Isle Bank will move
southeastward away from the district tonight. Strong to gale force
northeast to northwesterlies will gradually diminish as the low moves
away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

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