South Labrador Coast - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 27 April 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northeast 25 knots.

Periods of rain with risk of freezing rain changing to periods of drizzle this evening. Risk of freezing drizzle tonight and Tuesday. Fog patches.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 27 April 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 27 April 2015
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Strong ice pressure in the compacted ice developing this evening. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4805N 5250W to 4430N 5000W to 4530N 4730W to
5510N 5300W to 5630N 5700W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Strong ice
pressure in the compacted ice developing this evening.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4345N 4930W to 4345N 4815W to 4600N 3745W to 4630N
3645W to 4730N 3645W to 5100N 3900W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5031N 5936W to Newfoundland near 4935N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

South Labrador Coast - southern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 27 April 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 987 mb located over the southern
Grand Banks.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 988 mb located over southwestern
Newfoundland.

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