Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 26 September 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers or flurries.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 September 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near noon and to 4 to 6 this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 September 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Borden Peninsula near 7335N 8115W to
Bylot Island near 7335N 8055W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7300N 7615W to
7310N 7400W to 7430N 7545W to 7545N 7355W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Sep estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5550W to 5300N 4900W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6100N 5700W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 26 September 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 AM NDT 26 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 984 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 990 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today dissipating ridge located over Labrador
Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight approaching ridge located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 AM NDT 26 September 2017 A low pressure system southeast of Greenland will slowly retrograde
and move to lie east of the Labrador Sea by Wednesday morning. Strong
northwesterlies over the Labrador Sea will strengthen to gale force
winds as the low approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador Sea.

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