South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 27 May 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots except northwest 25 over southeastern sections early this morning. Wind northwest 15 to 20 tonight and Sunday.

A few flurries or showers ending this morning.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 May 2017

South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near midnight.

South Labrador Sea - southeastern half

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 27 May 2017
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 7 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 26 May 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4830N 5200W
to 5030N 5400W to 5200N 5200W to 5430N 5200W to 5500N 5500W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5634W to 4445N 5545W to 4230N 5000W to 4230N 4729W to 4445N
4600W to 4730N 4600W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 6259W to Anticosti Island near 4943N 6300W 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 4:00 AM NDT 27 May 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today departing trough located southeast of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
North Labrador Coast.

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