Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 26 May 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots except north 25 over southern sections late this morning. Wind northwest 15 to 20 tonight and Saturday.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 May 2017

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 May 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 May 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 May 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 6100N 5900W to 6300N 5700W
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 western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5634W to 4445N 5545W to 4230N 5000W to 4230N 4729W to 4445N
4600W to 4730N 4600W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 6259W to Anticosti Island near 4943N 6300W then from Anticosti
Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6145W to Newfoundland near 4736N
5913W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 26 May 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 1014 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing low 1014 mb located southeast
of the Marine District.

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

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