Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 April 2017

Tonight and Monday

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots becoming west 20 near midnight then backing to south 20 Monday morning. Wind becoming variable 20 Monday evening.

Snow or rain ending late overnight. Flurries beginning Monday afternoon. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.

Temperatures minus 5 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 April 2017
Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 to 6 this evening then subsiding to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 April 2017
Tuesday Wind variable 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5700W to 5930N 5630W to 6200N 5400W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5700W to 4045N 5200W to 4045N 4645W to 4800N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4736N 5909W to Anticosti Island near 5022N 6323W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 23 April 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today intensifying low 999 mb located over the
eastern South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Monday departing low 990 mb located over the
northern Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT Monday trough located over eastern Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Monday intensifying low 992 mb located over
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM NDT 23 April 2017 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will continue to
move north tonight. Gale force southeasterlies over extreme eastern
waters will diminish Monday morning.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea. Marine interests are also advised that a freezing
spray warning is in effect for South Labrador Sea.

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