South Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 30 April 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind north 20 knots backing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening.

A few flurries beginning Sunday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 April 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this morning and to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 April 2016
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday 8 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4840N 5300W to 4920N 5140W to
5140N 4950W to 5520N 5215W to 5605N 5520W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice
including a trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4345N 4945W to 4345N 4745W to 4515N 4200W to 4630N
4045W to 4845N 4200W to 5000N 4300W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 989 mb located over southeastern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 996 mb located southeast of Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 AM NDT 30 April 2016 Marine interests are advised that all gale warnings have been ended.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the North Labrador Coast.

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