Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 May 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots except light over western sections tonight and Friday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 May 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 May 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5730W to 6000N 5800W to 6045N 5715W
then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4651N 5409W to 4600N 5345W to 4515N 4730W to 4545N 4600W to 4745N
4545W to 5100N 4715W to 5300N 4800W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5034N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4939N 5757W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
Labrador Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today intensifying low 990 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Friday low 977 mb located south of Greenland.

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