Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 27 April 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

A few flurries or showers beginning Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 4 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 27 April 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 27 April 2015
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 knots.
Thursday Wind south 15 knots.
Friday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday 6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice including 2 tenths of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 5940N 5800W to 6000N 5640W
then northeastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 8
tenths of first-year ice including 2 tenths of old ice in the
northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4345N 4930W to 4345N 4815W to 4600N 3800W to 4630N
3700W to 4730N 3700W to 5045N 3900W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5039N 5929W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today departing low 992 mb located near Cape
Breton Island.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 986 mb located over the southern
Grand Banks.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 988 mb located over southern
Newfoundland.

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