South Labrador Sea - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 May 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 this morning then veering to northwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday morning except northeast 20 over southern sections.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 May 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 May 2016
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5025N 5620W to
5025N 5325W to 5330N 5145W to 5650N 5730W to 5800N 5830W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5259W to 4315N 4945W to 4400N 4545W to 4615N 3930W to 4715N
3930W to 5130N 4400W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5919W to Newfoundland near 4946N 5748W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 24 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today departing trough located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 998 mb located northeast of the
East Labrador Sea.

By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Lake Melville.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM NDT 24 May 2016 A low pressure system over Northern Quebec will track across the
northern part of the marine district this afternoon and tonight.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop behind this low,
and will diminish as the low dissipates over the coast of Greenland

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

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