South Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 29 May 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late overnight and to northwest 15 Saturday morning. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon.

A few flurries ending Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 29 May 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday morning and to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 29 May 2015
Sunday Wind east 20 knots increasing to east 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind north 35 to 45 knots backing to northwest 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5025N 5620W to
5025N 5320W to 5440N 5210W to 5630N 5735W to 5720N 5655W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4100N 5130W to 4100N 5000W to 4600N 3730W to 4715N
3730W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5830W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 29 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 9:30 AM NDT 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 989 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today high located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located from Labrador to Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 AM NDT 29 May 2015 An intensifying low pressure system will remain near stationary just
southeast of Greenland. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are
expected in the wake of the low and will ease to moderate to strong
on Saturday.

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

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