East Labrador Sea - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 07 May 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to easterly 25 this morning then diminishing to east 15 to 20 this evening. Wind backing to northeast 10 to 15 late overnight then diminishing to light Friday evening.

Chance of showers or flurries today and this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 07 May 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 07 May 2015
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4830N 5305W to 4830N 5100W to
5300N 5300W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5200W to 5700N 5730W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5443W to 4545N 5415W to 4145N 5030W to 4144N 4845W to 4600N
4200W to 4800N 4200W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 7 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 1006 mb located northwest of the Marine
District.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 995 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday low located over northern Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM NDT 7 May 2015 An intense low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will
move to lie northwest of the marine district this afternoon.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the low will diminish
as the low moves away and weakens.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
The East Labrador Sea - northern half. A freezing spray warning is
In effect for the North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek.

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