South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 04 May 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots this afternoon and to south 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Tuesday then increasing to northwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning near midnight changing to flurries near noon Tuesday. Fog patches.

Temperatures near plus 3 today tonight and Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 04 May 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 04 May 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45.
Friday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 3 May 2015 Today Tonight and Monday 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 3 May 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4830N 5305W to 4740N 5100W to 4800N 4930W to
5300N 5400W to 5340N 5230W to 5450N 5230W to 5630N 5630W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5400W to 4500N 5345W to 4215N 4945W to 4215N 4830W to 4600N
3600W to 4730N 3600W to 5100N 3830W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 4 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday departing trough located on a line
east-west over Baffin Island.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 1005 mb located off the Mid Labrador
Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday low 995 mb located over the northeastern
South Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating trough located over eastern
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 AM NDT 4 May 2015 A trough of low pressure will move eastward across northern marine
waters today. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead
of this feature today.

Additionally, a low pressure system will form off the Mid Labrador
Coast this evening and deepen as it slowly moves eastward to lie over
the Northeastern South Labrador Sea by Tuesday evening. Strong to
gale force southerlies ahead of this feature will shift to strong to
gale force northerlies behind it.

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

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