Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 22 August 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind north 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind variable 10 to 15 tonight and Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 August 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon and to 1 to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 August 2017
Thursday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6225N 6430W to
6210N 6200W to 6545N 5740W to 6700N 5720W to 6840N 5845W to 7115N
6615W to Baffin Island near 7120N 7115W. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7245N 7735W to
Bylot Island near 7255N 7740W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7315N 7635W to 7345N
7550W to 7410N 8010W to Devon Island near 7435N 8040W. Sea ice
southwest of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7440N 8010W to
7430N 7610W to 7540N 7640W to 7615N 7430W and then northeastward.
Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5255W to 4645N 5059W to 5100N 4829W to 5200N 4844W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Aug estimated from Newfoundland
near 5042N 5714W to Quebec near 5120N 5806W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today weakening low 995 mb located east of the
East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing low 1006 mb located south
of Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the Torngat Mountains.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located over central Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching low 986 mb located over
central Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 AM NDT 22 August 2017 A weakening low pressure system just east of the Labrador Sea today
will move slowly away to the east tonight. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will persist over the East Labrador Sea today behind
this system.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
East Labrador Sea.

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