Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 03 May 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 25 late overnight then increasing to southeast 35 Monday morning.

Snow or rain beginning Monday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 03 May 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Monday morning and to 3 to 5 Monday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 03 May 2015
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots becoming southeast 25.
Thursday Wind east 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 2 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 2 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 5935N 5805W to 6005N 5645W
then northeastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 8
tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice in the
northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 2 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5400W to 4500N 5330W to 4230N 4945W to 4230N 4830W to 4600N
3600W to 4730N 3600W to 5100N 3830W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 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 04:00 AM NDT 03 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 AM NDT 3 May 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line east-west over Funk
Island Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday departing ridge located south of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the South Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday trough located over Belle Isle Bank.

By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday approaching trough located over northern
Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM NDT 3 May 2015 A trough of low pressure will move eastward across Northern Quebec
overnight tonight and on Monday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
will develop ahead of this feature on Monday.

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

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