Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 05 May 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to east 25 this evening.

Snow or rain. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 05 May 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 05 May 2015
Thursday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind light becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5730W to 6025N 5850W to 6105N 5730W
then northeastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the extreme northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5444W to 4530N 5400W to 4200N 5015W to 4200N 4830W to 4600N
3600W to 4730N 3600W to 5100N 3830W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 5 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 996 mb located over the
Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 984 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 AM NDT 5 May 2015 An intensifying low pressure system over the Mid Labrador Coast will
move to lie over the South Labrador Sea by tonight. The low will
continue to track slowly northward on Wednesday. Strong to gale force
southerlies ahead of this feature will shift to strong to gale force
northerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and the Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern
half.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the North Labrador Coast.

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