Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 22 May 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 near noon then backing to west 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind becoming southeast 15 early Saturday morning.

Snow ending near noon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 May 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 May 2015
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5730W to 6040N 5800W to 6110N 5730W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4130N 5145W to 4130N 4915W to 4530N
4045W to 4700N 4045W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Quebec near
5019N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 22 May 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today departing low 983 mb located over the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:05 AM NDT 22 May 2015 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will track slowly
east of the district tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies
behind the low will diminish as it moves away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea, Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea -
southeastern half.

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