Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 24 June 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southeast 25 knots backing to east 30 Sunday morning except variable 20 over southern sections Sunday afternoon and evening.

Rain and fog banks.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 June 2017

Northwest Labrador Sea - northeastern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight and to 4 to 6 Sunday afternoon.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southwestern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 24 June 2017
Monday Wind variable 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 June 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 3 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 24 June 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5900W to 6130N 6100W to 6325N 5755W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 June 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jun estimated from Newfoundland near
4654N 5557W to 4430N 5545W to 4430N 5100W to 4515N 4630W to 4645N
4315W to 4800N 4315W to 5300N 4830W to 5700N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jun estimated from Quebec near
5020N 6255W to Anticosti Island near 4938N 6256W then from Anticosti
Island near 4904N 6214W to 4854N 6214W to Newfoundland near 4812N
5850W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 24 June 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 988 mb located south of Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 980 mb located over the southern
Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM NDT 24 June 2017 A low pressure system south of Ungava Bay will slowly track eastward
today to lie over northwestern sections of the Labrador Sea on
Sunday. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds will spread across
the region ahead of this feature.

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

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