Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 04 May 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind south 10 to 15 knots veering to southwest 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 04 May 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 04 May 2016
Friday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 6120N 6050W 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 extreme western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4707N 5255W to 4215N 5000W to 4215N 4845W to 4615N 4230W to 4900N
4200W to 5130N 4445W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 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 9:30 AM NDT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT Thursday approaching trough located over Hudson
Strait.

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