Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 05 May 2016

Tonight and Friday

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 near noon Friday.

Showers beginning Friday evening.

Temperatures zero to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 05 May 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening and to 2 to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 05 May 2016
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots.
Monday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday 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 5 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 6135N 6020W 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 western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4707N 5255W to 4200N 5015W to 4200N 4845W to 4615N 4215W to 4900N
4200W to 5130N 4445W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Quebec near
5130N 5728W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5650W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 5 May 2016 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located east of the
East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located over the North Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located north of Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT Friday approaching trough located on a line
north-south over the North Labrador Coast.

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