South Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 01 April 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots backing to east 20 late overnight then increasing to northeast 30 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 31 March 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Sunday Wind east 35 knots increasing to southwest 35 to 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme southwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4845N 4455W to 5000N 4735W to 5145N 4835W to 5450N 5225W to
5630N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the extreme southwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4813W to 4430N 4713W to 4700N 4128W to 4928N
4158W to 6000N 5639W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line east-west over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over the North Labrador
Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Lake Melville.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the South Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:41 AM NDT 1 April 2015 A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will slowly
track northward to lie north of the marine district by this evening.
Over northern waters, strong to gale force easterly winds ahead of
the trough will diminish as it moves away.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and East
Labrador Sea - northern half.

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