Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 03 May 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots backing to southeast 10 to 15 this evening.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 03 May 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 03 May 2016
Thursday Wind southeast 15 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25.
Saturday Wind east 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 6130N 6100W to 6345N 5755W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the extreme western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4708N 5256W to 4230N 5000W to 4230N 4830W to 4630N 4230W to 4900N
4200W to 5130N 4445W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 May 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 4:00 PM NDT 3 May 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located over the South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over the
East Labrador Sea.

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