South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 April 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20 this afternoon and to south 25 this evening. Wind backing to southeast 30 Friday morning then becoming northwest 30 Friday evening.

Rain and fog patches beginning this evening and ending Friday evening.

A risk of freezing spray over northwestern sections Friday evening.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 April 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Friday morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 April 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind east 25 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to south 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 3 tenths first-year ice in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4820N 4850W
to 5345N 5230W to 5625N 5735W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths first-year ice in the extreme western
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4717N 5248W to 4515N 4700W to 4530N 4600W to 4630N 4430W to 4845N
4500W to 5015N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5913W to Newfoundland near 4957N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 26 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today departing trough located southeast of
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over northwestern Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing trough located north of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 1002 mb located southwest of Cape Cod.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 993 mb located north of the Gaspe
Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:13 AM NDT 26 April 2018 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

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