South Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 01 May 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Monday morning.

A few flurries ending late overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures minus 4 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 30 April 2016
Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 01 May 2016
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind south 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 3 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5330W to 4920N 5140W to
5055N 4850W to 5520N 5140W to 5625N 5615W to 5755N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme
southwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 April 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4330N 4945W to 4330N 4745W to 4515N 4115W to 4630N
4030W to 4845N 4200W to 5000N 4300W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 1 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located south
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday ridge located over western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM NDT 1 May 2016 Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the North Labrador Coast.

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