Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 May 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this afternoon and to light late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday afternoon.

Flurries ending this morning.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 May 2015

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 May 2015
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 5820N 5735W to 6250N 5745W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4045N 5130W to 4045N 4930W to 4545N 3700W to 4745N
3700W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at estimated from Quebec near 5017N 6044W to
Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 30 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 976 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 1004 mb located over central Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 1000 mb located south of Lake Melville.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM NDT 30 May 2015 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will weaken as
it slowly moves away towards the east today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies in the wake of the low will ease to moderate to
strong as the system departs.

Another low pressure system approaching from the west will intensify
as it tracks across the Belle Isle Bank late Sunday. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies will develop over southern waters behind this
system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and East Labrador Sea.

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