East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 31 May 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers or flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 31 May 2016
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 over eastern sections. Seas building to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 31 May 2016
Thursday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind east 25 knots.
Saturday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5330N 5600W to 5400N 5300W to
5510N 5300W to 5610N 5700W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4656N 5402W to 4215N 5000W to 4215N 4800W to 4315N 4430W to 4545N
3700W to 4730N 3700W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 May estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6025W to Newfoundland near 4917N 5808W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 31 May 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 1000 mb located near the Strait of
Belle Isle.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday departing low 1004 mb located over
eastern Funk Island Bank.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located on a line north-south over
the East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM NDT 31 May 2016 A low pressure system will continue to move away to the southeast
tonight and Wednesday. A trough extending from the low through the
East Labrador Sea will slowly pivot eastward throughout the forecast
period. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop over most
waters behind the trough late tonight and Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador coast, South Labrador Sea - northwestern half and Northwest
Labrador Sea - southeastern half.

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