Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 25 April 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northeast 10 to 15 late overnight then becoming light Sunday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray ending overnight.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 April 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 April 2015
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 3 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northern section. 

Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice including 2 tenths of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5730W to 5920N 5735W to 5950N 5625W
then northeastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the northern section.

Ice Forecasts

Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5730W to 5920N 5735W to 5950N 5625W
then northeastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 8
tenths of first-year ice including 2 tenths of old ice in the
northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4415N 4900W to 4415N 4600W to 4615N 3730W to 4730N
3700W to 5045N 3900W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 25 April 2015

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 25 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low located south of
Newfoundland.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located north of
Baffin Island.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough located over central Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday trough located over southeastern Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 AM NDT 25 April 2015 Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half.

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