Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 22 April 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Wind south 25 knots diminishing to east 15 early Sunday morning then becoming west 15 Sunday afternoon.

Snow or rain beginning early Sunday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 3 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 April 2017
Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 early Sunday morning and to 3 to 5 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 22 April 2017
Monday Wind variable 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to variable 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 22 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 22 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4430N 5645W to 4100N 5130W to 4100N 4645W to 4800N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 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 9:30 PM NDT 22 April 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday dissipating ridge located over Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT Sunday intensifying low 1006 mb located over
Belle Isle Bank.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Sunday low 996 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM NDT 22 April 2017 A low pressure system will approach the Labrador Sea from the south
on Sunday. Winds increase to gale force southeasterlies over eastern
waters as it nears.

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

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