Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 06 May 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries or showers ending after midnight. Flurries or showers beginning Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 06 May 2016
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 06 May 2016
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to east 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 8 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 6 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 6130N 6030W to 6350N 5755W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4707N 5255W to 4200N 5015W to 4200N 4845W to 4615N 4200W to 4900N
4200W to 5130N 4430W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 May estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5751W to Newfoundland near 5046N 5701W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 6 May 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located over northern Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday trough located north of the Marine
District.

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