South Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 28 May 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 30 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this morning then increasing to northwest 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 late this evening then increasing to northwest 25 to 35 overnight.

Periods of rain and fog patches ending this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 27 May 2015
Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 28 May 2015
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning.
Sunday Wind east 35 knots.
Monday Wind north 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western and the southern sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

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

Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the western and the southern sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4100N 5130W to 4100N 5000W to 4600N 3745W to 4715N
3745W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 28 May 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 28 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 999 mb located over the
Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 980 mb located over the
East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM NDT 28 May 2015 An intensifying low pressure system over the Mid Labrador Coast will
move to lie over the East Labrador Sea this afternoon then lie east
of the marine district later this evening. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will develop in the wake of the low today.

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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