Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 November 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northeast 30 knots diminishing to east 20 Saturday afternoon.

Periods of snow changing to rain and snow Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections tonight.

Temperatures minus 7 to plus 1 rising to plus 2 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 November 2017

Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 November 2017
Sunday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6110N 6310W to 6315N 5755W then
northeastwards. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5100N 5400W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 17 November 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 NST 17 November 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating trough located on a line
north-south over the Mid Labrador Coast.

At 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 990 mb located southeast
of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM NST 17 November 2017 A complex area of low pressure will approach the marine district from
the southeast on Saturday. This system will spread gale force
northeasterlies across southeastern waters Saturday afternoon and
evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea - southern half.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the Northwest Labrador Sea.

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