Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 28 May 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind northeast 15 knots backing to northwest 20 this afternoon then increasing to west 30 Friday morning.

A few flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 27 May 2015
Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 28 May 2015
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind north 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice in the northwestern section. 

Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 27 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 5800N 5800W to 6325N 5800W.
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 27 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 5800N 5800W to 6325N 5800W.
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 27 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4100N 5130W to 4100N 5000W to 4600N 3745W to 4715N
3745W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 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 4:00 AM NDT 28 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 999 mb located over the
Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 980 mb located over the
East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM NDT 28 May 2015 An intensifying low pressure system over the Mid Labrador Coast will
move to lie over the East Labrador Sea this afternoon then lie east
of the marine district later this evening. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will develop in the wake of the low today.

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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