South Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 26 May 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight then becoming south 15 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 May 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 26 May 2015
Thursday Wind south 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western and the southern sections. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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
5025N 5320W to 5440N 5210W to 5630N 5735W to 5705N 5720W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the western and the southern sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4115N 5130W to 4115N 4915W to 4545N 3815W to 4700N
3815W to 5000N 4130W to 5500N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 26 May 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located over the South Labrador
Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Wednesday dissipating trough located north of
the Marine District.

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