Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 29 May 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 Saturday morning.

A few flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 29 May 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 29 May 2015
Sunday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots backing to north 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind north 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice in the northwestern section. 

Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 5820N 5735W to 6305N 5750W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice in the northwestern
section.

Ice Forecasts

Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 5820N 5735W to 6305N 5750W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4100N 5130W to 4100N 5000W to 4600N 3730W to 4715N
3730W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5830W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 989 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today high located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located from Labrador to Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 AM NDT 29 May 2015 An intensifying low pressure system will remain near stationary just
southeast of Greenland. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are
expected in the wake of the low and will ease to moderate to strong
on Saturday.

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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