North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 22 May 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon then becoming southeast 10 to 15 late overnight.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero rising to plus 2 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 May 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning and to 1 or less this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 May 2015
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 3 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northeastern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5000N 5530W to 5040N 5405W to
4905N 5200W to 5125N 5050W to 5450N 5250W to 5630N 5700W to 5705N
5605W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9
plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the
northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4130N 5145W to 4130N 4915W to 4530N
4045W to 4700N 4045W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Quebec near
5019N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today departing low 983 mb located over the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:05 AM NDT 22 May 2015 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will track slowly
east of the district tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies
behind the low will diminish as it moves away.

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

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