2021 iceberg season forecast

The combined, three measure, forecast is for medium iceberg numbers in the 2021 ice season for the NW Atlantic.

An iceberg in the north west Atlantic

The headlines of the NW Atlantic 2021 iceberg season forecast are:

  • The WERR control systems model predicts a medium ice year, of 675±123 icebergs past 48°N by the end of July 2021.
  • All three machine learning models predict a medium year.
  • The machine learning tools also predict a low/medium rate of change and a single peak in iceberg numbers.
  • The combined 2021 iceberg forecast is therefore for a medium ice year.

Download the full seasonal iceberg forecast for the 2021 ice season (PDF, 167 KB).

Forecast archive

Here you can download seasonal iceberg forecasts from previous years:

Download the full seasonal iceberg forecast for the 2020 ice season (PDF, 368 KB).

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