Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 December 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 20 to 25 early this evening then veering to southwest 20 late this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near noon Tuesday.

Flurries.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 December 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 December 2018
Wednesday Wind north 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 6 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice in the western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5910W to 5930N 5900W to 6040N 6000W to
6315N 5755W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 6 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white
ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5200W to 5415N 5200W to 5730N 5700W then
northwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 17 December 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today weakening low 986 mb located over northern
Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday low 993 mb located over Hudson Strait.

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