Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 29 March 2015

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 near midnight then veering to north 10 to 15 Monday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Monday morning.

Temperatures minus 13 to minus 5.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 March 2015
Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Monday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 29 March 2015
Tuesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind east 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

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 29 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4830W to 4430N 4730W to 4645N 4145W to 4945N
4215W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 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 9:30 PM NDT 29 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 9:30 PM NDT 29 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 9:30 PM NDT 29 March 2015 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 983 mb located east of Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Monday departing low 979 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM NDT 29 March 2015 A low pressure system just east of the Labrador will continue to
track eastwards tonight to lie southeast of Greenland Monday morning.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies over the Labrador Sea in the
wake of this feature will diminish overnight as the system moves
away.

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

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the South Labrador Coast, the South Labrador Sea, the
Northwest Labrador Sea and the East Labrador Sea - northern half.

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