South Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 23 May 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to south 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Periods of snow or rain ending Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 May 2015

South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

South Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 May 2015
Monday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme southwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5000N 5530W to 5050N 5305W to
5440N 5200W to 5615N 5700W to 5710N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the extreme southwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4130N 5145W to 4130N 4915W to 4530N
4015W to 4700N 4015W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5019N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 23 May 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 997 mb located over
northeastern Belle Isle Bank.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday trough located over the North Labrador
Coast.

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