South Labrador Coast - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 28 April 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Wind southeast 20 knots veering to south 10 to 15 late overnight then to west 15 Saturday afternoon.

Periods of freezing rain ending late overnight. Fog banks forming late overnight and dissipating Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero rising to plus 2 Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 28 April 2017
Tonight and Saturday Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening then subsiding to 1 or less late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 28 April 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday 5 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in northeastern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4735N 5135W
to 5045N 5135W to 5155N 4935W to 5800N 5630W then northeastward. Sea
ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9
plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in
northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5700W to 4245N 5500W to 4230N 4900W to 4545N
4445W to 5000N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4737N 5916W to Quebec near 5015N 6314W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 28 April 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday ridge located east of the East Labrador
Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary low 976 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM NDT 28 April 2017 Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the Northwest Labrador Sea.

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