Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 06 May 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 near noon then diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning then backing to south 25 Saturday evening.

Showers or a few flurries beginning this evening and ending Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 06 May 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 06 May 2016
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to east 20.

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 AM NDT 6 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line north-south over
Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over central Labrador Sea.

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