South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 July 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northeast 25 knots except variable 15 over southeastern sections today and this evening and northeast 15 over southern sections overnight and Tuesday. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Periods of rain ending Tuesday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 July 2016
Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 July 2016
Wednesday Wind east 15 knots.
Thursday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind east 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 July 2016 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water.These are the last forecasts for the season. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 July 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

These are the last forecasts for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 July 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5304W to 4600N 4730W to 4615N 4500W to 4715N 4445W to 4845N
4445W to 5300N 4715W to 5700N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6023W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 25 July 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 1002 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 1008 mb located over northern Belle
Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the North Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM NDT 25 July 2016 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will slowly move
southwards to lie over the northern half of Belle Isle Bank Tuesday
morning. Gale force easterlies over the southern half of the East
Labrador Sea are forecast to diminish to strong northeasterlies this
evening as the low weakens and moves south.

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

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