Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 07 July 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 this afternoon then diminishing to southeast 20 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain beginning this morning. Fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 06 July 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning and to 3 to 5 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 07 July 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 July 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday A few strips of old ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 July 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 6235N 6120W to 6340N 5755W
then northeastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

A few strips of old ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 July 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5404W to 4600N 5400W to 4130N 5000W to 4130N 4845W to 4645N
4330W to 4900N 4330W to 5530N 4730W to 6000N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5027N 5938W to Newfoundland near 4947N 5752W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 07 July 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 7 July 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 984 mb located over northeastern
Hudson Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 996 mb located over Hudson Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today warm front from low located over the North
Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday warm front from low located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching trough located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM NDT 7 July 2015 A warm front will move eastward across northern waters today and
tonight. Strong to gale force southeasterlies are forecast ahead of
the front.

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

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