Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 05 September 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 knots except northwest 25 over western sections. Wind increasing to north 35 this morning except variable 15 to 20 over southeastern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 early this evening.

Showers ending late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 05 September 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 5 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 05 September 2015
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 September 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 September 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6240N
6645W to Hall Peninsula near 6300N 6615W sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6400N 6440W to
6315N 6340W to 6400N 6130W to Cumberland Peninsula near 6515N 6320W.
Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Cumberland Peninsula near 6620N 6125W
to 6700N 5930W to 6840N 5930W to 7000N 6500W to 7130N 6600W to
Baffin Island near 7130N 7140W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from 7355N 9610W to 7355N 9610W to 7430N
9300W to 7500N 9300W to Devon Island near 7615N 9430W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7440N 8015W to 7440N
7800W to 7640N 7500W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 September 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5555W to 5115N 5000W to 5230N 4930W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N
6030W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5100N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5015N 5730W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs west of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 05 September 2015

'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 AM NDT 5 September 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today dissipating ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 1002 mb located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today merging low 995 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today merging low 995 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM NDT 5 September 2015 An intensifying low pressure system will track across the Labrador
Sea and then merge with a low pressure system southeast of the marine
district this afternoon. Gale to storm force north to northwesterlies
are forecast to develop over all waters today and persist into
Sunday.

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.

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