South Labrador Sea - western half
Issued 09:30 PM NDT 28 May 2015
Tonight and Friday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 late overnight.
A few flurries.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 28 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst 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.
Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the western and the southern sections.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 28 May 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountMore than 100 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 9:30 PM 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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
Marine Weather StatementIssued 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.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast - Ramea and east
- Southwest Coast - west of Ramea
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast - northern half
- South Labrador Coast - southern half
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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