North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 20 August 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 knots except northeast 25 over northern sections. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Monday morning except northwest 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early Monday evening.

Rain. Fog patches dissipating Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 20 August 2017

North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south

Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Monday morning and to 3 to 4 Monday afternoon.

North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 20 August 2017
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4643N 5311W to 4700N 5100W to 5100N 4830W to 5200N 4845W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5757W to Newfoundland near 5049N 5654W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 20 August 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 20 August 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 994 mb located near the Torngat
Mountains.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Monday low 991 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM NDT 20 August 2017 A low pressure system near the Torngat Mountains will move eastward
tonight to cross the northern marine district on Monday. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to
gale force northeast to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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