Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 25 July 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind east 15 knots except northeast 25 over southeastern sections. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 late overnight except northeast 15 to 20 over southeastern sections. Wind becoming light Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain ending this afternoon. Fog patches forming this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 July 2016

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 July 2016
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind east 15 knots.
Friday Wind east 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 July 2016 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 July 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6200N
6600W to 6200N 6330W to 6315N 6215W to 6340N 5850W to 6545N 5740W
then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7215N 6355W to 7335N 6900W to 7330N
7500W to Baffin Island near 7235N 7545W. Sea ice south of the ice
edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Brodeur Peninsula near 7240N 8645W to
Borden Peninsula near 7235N 8535W. Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Somerset Island near 7405N 9425W to
7425N 9505W to 7425N 8845W to Devon Island near 7430N 8820W. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7550N 8345W to 7625N
7440W then southeastward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 July 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5304W to 4600N 4730W to 4615N 4500W to 4715N 4445W to 4845N
4445W to 5300N 4715W to 5700N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6023W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 25 July 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 1004 mb located over the southern South
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 1008 mb located over northern Belle
Isle Bank.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the North Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 AM NDT 25 July 2016 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will slowly move
southwards to lie over the northern half of Belle Isle Bank Tuesday
morning. Gale force easterlies over the southern half of the East
Labrador Sea are forecast to diminish to strong northeasterlies this
evening as the low weakens and moves south.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
East Labrador Sea - southern half.

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