North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 May 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 10 to 15 this afternoon then backing to north 20 Tuesday morning. Wind backing to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 May 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 May 2016
Wednesday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20.
Friday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5225N 5540W to 5250N 5405W to
5340N 5505W to 5440N 5255W to 5635N 5730W to 5800N 5830W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9
plus tenths of first-year ice in the northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4656N 5402W to 4300N 4945W to 4300N 4815W to 4400N 4430W to 4545N
3700W to 4730N 3700W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6025W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5822W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 30 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 1001 mb located over James Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 996 mb located over western Labrador.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today weakening ridge located over Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today dissipating ridge located over Labrador Sea.

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