Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 22 May 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 near midnight then becoming southeast 15 early Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 May 2015
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

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

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5730W to 6040N 5800W to 6110N 5730W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the northwestern
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 PM NDT 22 May 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 1000 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line east-west over
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM NDT 22 May 2015 A low pressure system east of the Labrador Sea will track eastward
away of the district tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies
behind the low will diminish as it moves away.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea - southeastern half.

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