South Labrador Coast - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 24 May 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind south 15 to 20 knots veering to southwest 25 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 near midnight. Wind veering to northeast 15 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 May 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 May 2016
Thursday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

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

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5025N 5620W to
5025N 5325W to 5330N 5145W to 5650N 5730W to 5800N 5830W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5259W to 4315N 4945W to 4400N 4545W to 4615N 3930W to 4715N
3930W to 5130N 4400W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5919W to Newfoundland near 4946N 5748W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 24 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located south of Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 998 mb located northeast of the
East Labrador Sea.

By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Lake Melville.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 AM NDT 24 May 2016 A low pressure system south of Ungava Bay will track across the
northern part of the marine district this afternoon and tonight.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop behind this low,
and will diminish as the low dissipates over the coast of Greenland
Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

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