South Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 30 May 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 after midnight. Wind backing to north 20 Sunday afternoon except north 30 over southern sections.

Periods of snow beginning this afternoon changing to drizzle and fog patches this evening then to snow or rain Sunday morning.

Temperatures zero to plus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 May 2015

South Labrador Sea - northern 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.

South 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. Seas building to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 May 2015
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the morning then backing to southwest 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western and the southern sections. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5620W to
5005N 5325W to 5420N 5215W to 5550N 5620W to 5635N 5550W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice 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 the southern sections.

 

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

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 30 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 1003 mb located over central Quebec.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Sunday low 997 mb located over the South Labrador
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 AM NDT 30 May 2015 A low pressure system approaching from the west 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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