South Labrador Coast - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 29 May 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain or snow beginning Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 May 2015
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 29 May 2015
Sunday Wind east 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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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

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.

 

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 PM NDT 29 May 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 984 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located over central Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM NDT 29 May 2015 A low pressure system will remain nearly stationary just southeast of
Greenland and gradually weaken throughout the forecast period. Strong
to gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the low will ease to
moderate to strong on Saturday.

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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