South Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 17 April 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind north 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 15 to 20 Saturday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray beginning Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 17 April 2015
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 17 April 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4840N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4700N 4600W to
4830N 4530W to 4930N 4800W to 5100N 4830W to 5500N 5300W 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 17 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3700W to 4700N
3700W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 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 9:30 PM NDT 17 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 9:30 PM NDT 17 April 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 999 mb located south of Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday low 998 mb located east of Newfoundland.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
northern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM NDT 17 April 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the South Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

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