North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 06 May 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind south 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 early this evening then backing to south 25 Saturday evening.

Flurries or showers ending after midnight. Flurries or showers beginning Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 06 May 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 06 May 2016
Sunday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 25.
Tuesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the eastern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4905N
5230W to 5025N 4830W to 5520N 5140W to 5625N 5615W to 5800N 5800W
then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5150N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the
eastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4707N 5255W to 4200N 5015W to 4200N 4845W to 4615N 4200W to 4900N
4200W to 5130N 4430W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 May estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5751W to Newfoundland near 5046N 5701W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 6 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough located over northern Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.

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