Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 23 April 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind east 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 15 to 20 this evening then becoming west 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind backing to south 15 to 20 Monday morning then becoming variable 15 to 20 Monday evening.

Snow or rain late this afternoon and tonight. Flurries beginning Monday afternoon. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.

Temperatures minus 5 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 April 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 April 2017
Tuesday Wind variable 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except ice covered in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5700W to 5930N 5630W to 6200N 5400W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5700W to 4045N 5200W to 4045N 4645W to 4800N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4736N 5909W to Anticosti Island near 5022N 6323W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 1004 mb located over Belle
Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday departing low 992 mb located over the
northern Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT Monday approaching trough located over eastern
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 AM NDT 23 April 2017 A low pressure system will approach the Labrador Sea from the south
today. Winds will increase to gale force southeasterlies over extreme
eastern waters today as the low nears.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea. Marine interests are also advised that a freezing
spray warning is in effect for South Labrador Sea.

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