Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 30 March 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 late overnight and to east 35 near noon Tuesday.

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

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over northern sections Tuesday.

Temperatures minus 13 to minus 5 rising to minus 7 to zero Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 30 March 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning and to 3 to 5 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 30 March 2015
Wednesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots diminishing to east 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind east 15 to 20 knots increasing to north 25 to 35.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5730W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5640W
then southeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4815W to 4430N 4715W to 4700N 4130W to 4930N
4215W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 30 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 30 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 30 March 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located over the Northwest Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday departing ridge located north of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM NDT 30 March 2015 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will stall and
gradually strengthen tonight then slowly track northward to lie over
the Northwest Labrador Sea by Tuesday evening. Over northern waters,
strong to gale force easterly winds will develop Tuesday morning
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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