South Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 07 July 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 this morning and to southeast 30 near midnight.

Showers beginning this evening. Fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 07 July 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 07 July 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind east 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 July 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 1 tenth of old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 July 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador 5705N 6125W to 5720N 5840W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth of old ice in the extreme northwestern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 July 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5404W to 4600N 5400W to 4130N 5000W to 4130N 4845W to 4645N
4330W to 4900N 4330W to 5530N 4730W to 6000N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5027N 5938W to Newfoundland near 4947N 5752W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 7 July 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 984 mb located over northeastern
Hudson Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 996 mb located over Hudson Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today warm front from low located over the North
Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday warm front from low located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching trough located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM NDT 7 July 2015 A warm front will move eastward across northern waters today and
tonight. Strong to gale force southeasterlies are forecast ahead of
the front.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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