South Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 19 April 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray ending Monday evening.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 18 April 2015
Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 19 April 2015
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western and southern sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4840N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4700N 4600W to
4800N 4530W to 4830N 4800W to 5030N 4830W to 5520N 5330W to 5600N
5630W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the western and southern sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3645W to 4700N
3645W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 19 April 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 4:00 AM NDT 19 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
Quebec.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 993 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM NDT 19 April 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the North Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

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