South Labrador Coast - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 28 May 2015

Tonight and Friday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 late overnight then diminishing to west 15 to 20 Friday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 28 May 2015
Tonight and Friday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 early Friday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 28 May 2015
Saturday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to southeast 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind east 20 knots increasing to southwest 25.
Monday Wind northwest 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday 3 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northern section and along parts of the coast east of Sandwich Bay. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

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 5025N 5620W to
5025N 5320W to 5440N 5210W to 5630N 5735W to 5720N 5655W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9
tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the
northern section and along parts of the coast east of Sandwich Bay.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4100N 5130W to 4100N 5000W to 4600N 3730W to 4715N
3730W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5830W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 28 May 2015 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying low 991 mb located east of
the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday quasi-stationary low 986 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight high located over Hudson Bay.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Friday ridge located from Labrador to Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM NDT 28 May 2015 An intensifying low pressure system just east of the East Labrador
Sea will move to lie southeast of Greenland by Friday afternoon.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop or persist in the
wake of the low throughout the forecast period.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek, South Labrador Sea, Northwest
Labrador Sea - southern half and the East Labrador Sea.

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