Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 01 June 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 this afternoon then becoming northwest 25 Thursday morning. Wind veering to north 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

Showers and flurries.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 31 May 2016
Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening and to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 01 June 2016
Friday Wind north 15 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5830W to 5930N 5835W to 6000N 5945W to
6010N 5845W to 6250N 5745W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4656N 5402W to 4215N 5000W to 4215N 4800W to 4315N 4430W to 4545N
3700W to 4730N 3700W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 May estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6025W to Newfoundland near 4917N 5808W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 01 June 2016

'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 4:00 AM NDT 1 June 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located over the
East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM NDT 1 June 2016 A trough of low pressure will stall over the East Labrador Sea today
and tonight then weaken and move southward on Thursday. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies can be expected over most waters behind
the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and East Labrador Sea.

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