South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 July 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Wind east 25 knots backing to north 20 near midnight except variable 10 to 15 over southeastern sections.

Showers and fog patches ending Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 July 2016
Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 July 2016
Monday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 July 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 July 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 6015N 6420W to 6035N 6240W
then northward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 July 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5304W to 4600N 4730W to 4615N 4315W to 4715N 4130W to 4845N
4130W to 5300N 4715W to 5700N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6023W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 23 July 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 999 mb located over the South Labrador
Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 999 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough from low located on a line east-west
over the southern South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday trough located south of the East Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM NDT 23 July 2016 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Coast will slowly
Track northeastwards to lie over the South Labrador Sea by Sunday
afternoon. Strong to gale force easterlies will develop ahead of this
low.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
East Labrador Sea - southern half.

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