Northwest Labrador Sea - western half
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.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EDT 2 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 5935N 5805W to 6005N 5645W
then northeastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.
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
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 2 May 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday departing ridge located south of the
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
Marine Weather StatementIssued 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.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank - northern half
- Belle Isle Bank - southern half
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank - eastern half
- Funk Island Bank - western half
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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