South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 April 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind north 25 knots veering to northeast 20 this evening then increasing to north 30 Saturday afternoon.

Showers or flurries.

Over open water a risk of freezing spray over northwestern sections today and Saturday.

Temperatures minus 4 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 April 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon then building to 3 to 4 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 April 2018
Sunday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 6 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme western section and extreme southwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4725N 4835W
to 4830N 4855W to 4920N 5115W to 5410N 5220W to 5620N 5735W to 5800N
5830W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 6 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the extreme western section and extreme southwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4713N 5257W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4545W to 4645N 4530W to 4815N
4530W to 5100N 4730W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6048W to Newfoundland near 4855N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 20 April 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today weakening low 993 mb located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located south of Cape Breton
Island.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 995 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM NDT 20 April 2018 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale and Northwest
Labrador Sea.

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