North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 31 March 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots except east 35 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light late overnight then becoming northwest 15 Wednesday afternoon.

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

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over northern sections tonight.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 31 March 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 31 March 2015
Thursday Wind east 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Saturday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

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

9 tenths of first-year ice.

 

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 31 March 2015

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 31 March 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 PM NDT 31 March 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line east-west over
central Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough located on a line east-west over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM NDT 31 March 2015 A trough of low pressure over the Central Labrador Sea will slowly
track northward to lie north of the marine district by Wednesday
evening. Over northern waters, strong to gale force easterly winds
are expected ahead of the trough.

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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