Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 31 May 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind light increasing to north 15 to 20 knots early this evening then backing to northwest 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries and showers. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening and to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 4 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 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5830W to 5930N 5835W to 6000N 5945W to
6010N 5845W to 6250N 5745W 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 31 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4656N 5402W to 4215N 5000W to 4215N 4800W to 4315N 4430W to 4545N
3700W to 4730N 3700W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 May estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6025W to Newfoundland near 4917N 5808W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 999 mb located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 1002 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough from 996 mb low located from Lake
Melville to the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough from 1002 mb low located from
Belle Isle Bank to the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 AM NDT 31 May 2016 A low pressure system is expected to track south of the district
today and tomorrow. A trough extending from the low through the
Labrador Sea will slowly pivot eastward throughout the forecast
period. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop over most
waters behind the trough late tonight and Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador coast, South Labrador Sea - northwestern half and Northwest
Labrador Sea - southeastern half.

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