Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 01 April 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind east 25 knots backing to north 25 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of snow ending Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over northern sections late this evening overnight and Thursday.

Temperatures minus 6 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 01 April 2015

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 4 Thursday afternoon.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 3 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 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5730W to 6000N 5825W to 6000N 5640W
then eastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4815W to 4430N 4715W to 4700N 4130W to 4930N
4200W to 6000N 5639W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 01 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 PM NDT 1 April 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight weakening trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over southeastern Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Thursday dissipating trough located over the
South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:33 PM NDT 1 April 2015 All gale warnings for the Labrador marine district have ended.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the North Labrador Coast and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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