Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 May 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 May 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 May 2017
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 2 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 7 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 6100N 5900W to 6300N 5700W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 7
tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice in the western
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4737N 5630W to 4430N 5700W to 4300N 5000W to 4300N 4800W to 4415N
4330W to 4515N 4300W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 6259W to Anticosti Island near 4943N 6300W and then from
Anticosti Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6143W to Newfoundland
near 4736N 5913W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 24 May 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 1014 mb located over Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday low 1014 mb located over the North
Labrador Coast.

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