South Labrador Sea - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 27 March 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots backing to northwest 25 after midnight then to west 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero falling to minus 9 to minus 4 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 27 March 2015
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 27 March 2015
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15.
Tuesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

South Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

South Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

South Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4750N 5245W to 4650N
4510W to 4900N 4500W to 5130N 4830W to 5500N 5230W to 5600N 5630W to
5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

South Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4750N 5245W to 4650N
4510W to 4900N 4500W to 5130N 4830W to 5500N 5230W to 5600N 5630W to
5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5335W to 4445N 4800W to 4445N 4700W to 4700N 4215W to 5015N
4300W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea - southern half

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 27 March 2015

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PM NDT 27 March 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over the South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday departing trough located southeast of
the Marine District.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over northern Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Saturday ridge located over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:10 PM NDT 27 March 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the East Labrador Sea.

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