Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 19 October 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 this afternoon then increasing to southeast 30 this evening. Wind backing to northeast 30 near noon Friday.

Periods of snow or rain beginning this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 19 October 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 19 October 2017
Saturday Wind north 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to south 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6620N 6710W to
6500N 6500W to 6440N 6315W to 6640N 6025W to 6830N 6530W to 7025N
6655W to 7050N 6515W to 7220N 6400W then northeastward. Sea ice west
and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 19 October 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
central Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday departing ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 982 mb located over Hudson Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 986 mb located over Ungava Bay.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 AM NDT 19 October 2017 A low pressure system over Hudson Bay will approach the district
today and tonight before crossing the South Labrador Sea on Friday.
Strong southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low and shift to
strong to gale force north to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for Mid
Labrador Coast and South Labrador Sea.

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