North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 20 October 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind becoming northwest 35 to 45 this evening. Wind northwest 35 to 45 Saturday.

Flurries or showers. Fog patches dissipating this evening.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 October 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 20 October 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southeast 25.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 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 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 20 October 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 4:00 PM NDT 20 October 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today deepening low 985 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday low 984 mb located southeast of Labrador
Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday approaching ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM NDT 20 October 2017 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will deepen as it
slowly crosses the region tonight. Strong southerlies ahead of the
low will shift to gale to storm force north to northwesterlies in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake
Melville and North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek.

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