Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 04 May 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to south 25 this evening and to variable 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to north 25 to 35 near noon Tuesday.

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

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 04 May 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 04 May 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Friday Wind north 10 to 15 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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 04 May 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 4:00 PM NDT 4 May 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today intensifying trough located over the North
Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday deepening low 990 mb located over the
South Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 PM NDT 4 May 2015 A trough of low pressure over North Labrador Coast will slowly move
eastward across northern marine waters tonight. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of this feature will diminish this evening.

Additionally, the same trough will intensify into a low pressure
system near Mid Labrador Coast overnight tonight. The low is expected
to deepen as it slowly moves eastward across the South Labrador Sea
on Tuesday. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of this feature
will shift to strong to gale force northerlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Mid Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

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

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