South Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 27 May 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

A few showers or flurries beginning late overnight.

Temperatures zero to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 27 May 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 27 May 2016
Sunday Wind north 15 knots.
Monday Wind light increasing to south 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 5 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5135N 5600W to
Labrador near 5155N 5600W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5605W to
5040N 5330W to 5200N 5300W to 5220N 5400W to 5400N 5300W to 5500N
5300W to 5600N 5600W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4643N 5309W to 4330N 4945W to 4330N 4815W to 4400N 4500W to 4615N
3800W to 4730N 3800W to 5145N 4330W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Quebec near
5034N 5934W to Newfoundland near 4941N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 27 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the South Labrador Sea.

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