Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 25 March 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 late overnight then veering to west 20 Tuesday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending overnight. Freezing spray beginning Tuesday evening.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 March 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 March 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to south 25.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 5 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 5915N 5840W to 6045N 5950W to
6230N 5735W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4110N 4935W to 4615N 4145W to 4930N
4110W to 5620N 5315W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 25 March 2019

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 25 March 2019
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 25 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located north of
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 AM NDT 25 March 2019 A trough north of the Labrador Sea will remain quasistationary today.
Strong to gale force west to southwesterlies will persist south of
this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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