South Labrador Coast - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 25 May 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southwest 15 knots veering to west 20 near midnight then backing to southwest 15 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday afternoon.

A few showers ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 May 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 25 May 2015
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind south 20 knots increasing to northwest 30.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday 3 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northern section and along parts of the coast east of Sandwich Bay. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5025N 5620W to
5030N 5330W to 5440N 5210W to 5605N 5655W to 5800N 5830W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9
tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the
northern section and along parts of the coast east of Sandwich Bay.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4115N 5130W to 4115N 4930W to 4530N
3900W to 4700N 3845W to 5300N 4445W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 25 May 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday departing trough located northeast of
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located over western Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located from the South Labrador
Coast to Funk Island Bank.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday approaching trough located over the
Torngat Mountains.

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