East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots except variable 10 to 15 over northern sections. Wind becoming east 15 to 20 this afternoon then becoming variable 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers or flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 30 May 2016
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening except 2 to 3 over southeastern sections Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016
Thursday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind east 25 knots.
Saturday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5250N 5400W to
5330N 5500W to 5400N 5300W to 5500N 5330W to 5630N 5730W to 5800N
5830W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4656N 5402W to 4245N 4945W to 4245N 4815W to 4545N 3700W to 4730N
3700W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6025W to Newfoundland near 4917N 5808W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 1002 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough from 996 mb low located from Lake
Melville to the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough from 1002 mb low located from
Belle Isle Bank to the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM NDT 31 May 2016 A low pressure system is expected to track south of the district
today and tomorrow. A trough extending from the low through the
Labrador Sea will slowly pivot eastward throughout the forecast
period. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop over most
waters behind the trough late tonight and Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador coast, South Labrador Sea - northwestern half and Northwest
Labrador Sea - southeastern half.

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