Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 19 August 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 25 Sunday afternoon.

Rain beginning Sunday afternoon. Fog banks forming Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 19 August 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 19 August 2017
Monday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 August 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 August 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 6135N 6335W to 6235N 6040W to 6510N
5745W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7100N 6150W to 7200N 6420W to 7150N
7130W to Devon Island near 7435N 8025W. Sea ice south and west of
the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7435N 8015W to 7440N
7805W to 7610N 7425W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4700N 5100W to 5100N 4830W to 5200N 4845W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Aug estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5650W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5638W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 19 August 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located southeast of
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 999 mb located over central Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 992 mb located south of Ungava Bay.

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