Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 02 May 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon except southwest 20 over northern sections. Wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 late overnight then backing to southeast 10 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 02 May 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 02 May 2016
Wednesday Wind south 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 8 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 1 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

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 1 tenth of
old ice in the extreme western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4315N 4945W to 4315N 4830W to 4600N 3945W to 4700N
3945W to 5130N 4430W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 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 AM NDT 2 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located south
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM NDT 2 May 2016 Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the North Labrador Coast.

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