Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 27 May 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind west 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon then becoming east 15 early Thursday morning. Wind backing to north 15 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of snow beginning near midnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 27 May 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 27 May 2015
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind north 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the northwestern section. 

Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 6040N 5800W to 6200N 5720W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the northwestern
section.

Ice Forecasts

Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 6040N 5800W to 6200N 5720W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4115N 5130W to 4115N 4915W to 4545N 3815W to 4700N
3815W to 5000N 4130W to 5500N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 27 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 1001 mb located over western Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday low 999 mb located over the Mid Labrador
Coast.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today dissipating trough located north of the
Marine District.

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