South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 30 March 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 15 near noon Tuesday.

Low tonight minus 5. High Tuesday zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 30 March 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 30 March 2015
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 35.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4845N 4455W to 5000N 4735W to 5145N 4835W to 5450N 5225W to
5630N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4815W to 4430N 4715W to 4700N 4130W to 4930N
4215W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 30 March 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over northern Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday departing ridge located north of the
Marine District.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday trough located on a line east-west over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM NDT 30 March 2015 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will stall and
gradually strengthen tonight then slowly track northward to lie over
the Northwest Labrador Sea by Tuesday evening. Over northern waters,
strong to gale force easterly winds will develop Tuesday morning
ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
North Labrador Coast and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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

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