South Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 06 May 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 near noon then diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning then backing to south 25 Saturday evening.

Showers or a few flurries beginning this evening and ending early Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 06 May 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 06 May 2016
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 8 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 6 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4905N
5230W to 5025N 4830W to 5520N 5140W to 5625N 5615W to 5800N 5800W
then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5150N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 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 6 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4707N 5255W to 4200N 5015W to 4200N 4845W to 4615N 4200W to 4900N
4200W to 5130N 4430W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 May estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5751W to Newfoundland near 5046N 5701W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 6 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough located over northern Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.

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