South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 26 May 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots except northwest 30 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind northwest 15 to 20 Saturday.

A few flurries or showers ending late overnight.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 May 2017

South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

South Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 May 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4835N 5135W
to 5110N 5400W to 5340N 5210W to 5450N 5205W to 5550N 5635W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5635W to 4445N 5545W to 4245N 5000W to 4245N 4730W to 4445N
4600W to 4730N 4600W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 6259W to Anticosti Island near 4943N 6300W and then from
Anticosti Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6145W to Newfoundland
near 4736N 5913W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 26 May 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 1014 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing low 1014 mb located southeast
of the Marine District.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
Labrador.

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