Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 23 May 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to southeast 20 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating late Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 May 2016
Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 May 2016
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind light becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5830W to 6030N 5855W to 6105N 6030W to
6120N 5920W to 6310N 5750W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5830W to 6030N 5855W to 6105N 6030W to
6120N 5920W to 6310N 5750W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5259W to 4315N 4945W to 4400N 4545W to 4615N 3930W to 4715N
3930W to 5130N 4400W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5919W to Newfoundland near 4946N 5748W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 23 May 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 994 mb located over northeastern
Ontario.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday low 998 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

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