Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 30 March 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

A few flurries.

Temperatures minus 12 rising to minus 7 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 March 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 March 2015
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind north 20 knots increasing to north 35.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in extreme western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4845N 4455W to 5000N 4735W to 5145N 4835W to 5450N 5225W to
5630N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year
ice including a trace of old ice in extreme western section.

 

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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today departing low 979 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday departing ridge located north of the
Marine District.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 AM NDT 30 March 2015 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will stall today
and 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 South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale
and south, North Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea - southern half,
Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea - northern half.

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