Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 June 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots this afternoon and to southeast 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Saturday evening.

Rain beginning Saturday afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 June 2017

Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near midnight and to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 June 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to variable 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 June 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 3 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 June 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5900W to 6130N 6100W to 6325N 5755W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 June 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jun estimated from Newfoundland near
4654N 5557W to 4430N 5545W to 4430N 5100W to 4515N 4700W to 4645N
4345W to 4800N 4345W to 5300N 4830W to 5700N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jun estimated from Quebec near
5020N 6255W to Anticosti Island near 4938N 6256W then from Anticosti
Island near 4904N 6214W to 4854N 6214W to Newfoundland near 4812N
5850W

Strait of Belle Isle
Belle Isle Bank
South Labrador Coast
South Labrador Sea
East Coast
Northeast Coast.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 23 June 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line east-west over
Funk Island Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday weakening trough located on a line
east-west over Belle Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching low 992 mb located over
Quebec.

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