South Labrador Sea - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 27 January 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to east 20 near noon Wednesday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10 rising to minus 4 to zero Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 January 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 27 January 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots becoming south 20.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots increasing to north 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 7 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 5135N 4925W to 5430N 5115W to 5645N 5810W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5030N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 27 January 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located southeast of
the Marine District.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Wednesday ridge located over Labrador extending
northeastward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM NST 27 January 2015 A trough of low pressure southeast of the marine district will
continue to track southeastward tonight. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies over the East Labrador Sea will gradually diminish
this evening as the trough moves away.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warnings is in effect for
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the South Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast, Northwest
Labrador Sea and the East Labrador Sea.

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