South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 April 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 this afternoon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 overnight. Wind increasing to south 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon and to south 25 Thursday evening.

Flurries or showers ending near noon Thursday.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 April 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 April 2018
Friday Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 15.
Sunday Wind east 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 2 tenths first-year ice in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4830N 5015W
to 5345N 5230W to 5630N 5800W to 5800N 5900W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths first-year ice in the extreme western
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4659N 5255W to 4530N 4700W to 4530N 4630W to 4615N 4515W to 4730N
4430W to 4815N 4430W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5059N 5853W to Newfoundland near 5019N 5731W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today dissipating ridge located east of Labrador
Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located southeast of Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM NDT 25 April 2018 Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the Northwest Labrador Sea.

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