Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 26 March 2015

Tonight and Friday

Wind northwest 25 knots.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 13 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 March 2015
Tonight and Friday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 26 March 2015
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 5905N 5810W to 6035N 5710W
then southeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the extreme western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5335W to 4445N 4800W to 4445N 4700W to 4715N 4230W to 5000N
4300W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 26 March 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 26 March 2015 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 996 mb located over central Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Friday low 990 mb located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday dissipating ridge located over northern
Quebec.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday intensifying trough located over southern
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Friday quasi-stationary trough located over
southern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM NDT 26 March 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the South Labrador Sea - southern
half and East Labrador Sea.

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