East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 28 May 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 25 after midnight. Wind increasing to west 35 Friday afternoon.

Periods of snow or rain ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 28 May 2015

East Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon.

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 4 this evening. Seas building to 4 to 6 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 28 May 2015
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind east 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5025N 5620W to
5025N 5320W to 5440N 5210W to 5630N 5735W to 5720N 5655W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4100N 5130W to 4100N 5000W to 4600N 3745W to 4715N
3745W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 28 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 28 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 995 mb located over central
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 985 mb located over the
East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today high located over James Bay.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Friday ridge located south of Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 AM NDT 28 May 2015 An intensifying low pressure system over the Central Labrador Sea
will move northeastward to lie east of the marine district late this
evening. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop in the
wake of the low today.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek, South Labrador Sea, Northwest
Labrador Sea - southern half and the East Labrador Sea.

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