Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 25 May 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 20 this afternoon then backing to northwest 15 Friday morning.

Flurries ending Friday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 May 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 May 2017
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 May 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 May 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

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

Bergy water except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4738N 5637W to 4415N 5600W to 4300N 5015W to 4300N 4800W to 4500N
4445W to 4600N 4445W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 6259W to Anticosti Island near 4943N 6300W and then from
Anticosti Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6145W 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 25 May 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today dissipating ridge located over Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 1014 mb located over the North Labrador
Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 1015 mb located over central Labrador
Sea.

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