South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 24 August 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Thursday morning then becoming light Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 August 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 24 August 2016
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5302W to 4745N 5030W to 5015N 4700W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 24 August 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 994 mb located over eastern Hudson
Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing low 994 mb located over western
Hudson Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing trough located northeast of
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM NDT 24 August 2016 A low pressure system over the eastern portion of the Hudson Strait
will continue to move northwestwards away from the marine district
tonight. Meanwhile, a trough extending southeastward from the low
over the East Labrador Sea will move to lie northeast of the East
Labrador Sea this evening. Gale force southeasterlies over the East
Labrador Sea ahead of the trough will diminish to moderate to strong
southerlies in its wake this evening.

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

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