Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 May 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind light increasing to east 20 to 25 knots this evening then backing to north 30 near noon Sunday. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Periods of snow beginning near noon changing to drizzle and fog patches this evening then to snow Sunday morning and ending Sunday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in snow.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 May 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 May 2015
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots backing to southwest 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice along parts the coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 5030N 5620W to
5025N 5320W to 5440N 5210W to 5605N 5640W to 5655N 5600W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9
tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice along parts
the coast.

 

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

51 to 100 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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