South Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 May 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 this morning then becoming southeast 10 to 15 Wednesday morning.

Fog patches.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 May 2017

South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this morning.

South Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 May 2017
Thursday Wind southeast 15 knots.
Friday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 May 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 May 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5240W to 4845N 5150W
to 5055N 5415W to 5235N 5215W to 5400N 5225W to 5630N 5700W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 7
tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the
northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4746N 5637W to 4445N 5615W to 4200N 4930W to 4200N 4800W to 4600N
4300W to 4630N 4300W to 5300N 4830W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 May estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6159W to Anticosti Island near 4920N 6211W then from Anticosti
Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6145W to Newfoundland near 4736N
5913W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 30 May 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over western Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Labrador Sea.

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