Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 01 September 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light this evening then becoming southeast 15 near noon Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 01 September 2015

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 01 September 2015
Thursday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 knots backing to northeast 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 September 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 September 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6240N
6645W to Hall Peninsula near 6300N 6615W sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6400N 6440W to
6335N 6055W to 6555N 6055W to 6605N 5915W to 6705N 5750W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 6950N 6100W to 7025N 6515W to 7135N
6450W to 7155N 7005W to Baffin Island near 7145N 7335W. Sea ice
south and west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from 7355N 9610W to 7415N 9425W to 7450N
9300W to 7545N 9340W to 7550N 9630W to Devon Island near 7620N
9525W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island 7455N 7920W to 7525N
7815W to 7545N 7355W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 September 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5553W to 5115N 5000W to 5230N 4930W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N
6030W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Sep estimated from Newfoundland
near 5036N 5723W to Quebec near 5116N 5809W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs west of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 1 September 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 997 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 999 mb located over the northern
Grand Banks.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over central Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 AM NDT 1 September 2015 A low pressure system currently just south of Newfoundland will track
eastward to lie east of the Avalon Peninsula by this evening. Strong
to gale force northerly winds over southern waters will diminish this
afternoon as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
South Labrador Coast.

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