Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 30 April 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind north 25 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20 this afternoon.

A few flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 April 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this morning and to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 April 2016
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 9 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5730W to 6125N 6020W to 6355N 5755W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of
old ice in the extreme western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 April 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4330N 4945W to 4330N 4745W to 4515N 4115W to 4630N
4030W to 4845N 4200W to 5000N 4300W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 989 mb located over southeastern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 996 mb located southeast of Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 AM NDT 30 April 2016 Marine interests are advised that all gale warnings have been ended.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the North Labrador Coast.

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