Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 November 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to east 25 this evening. Wind east 25 Sunday.

Snow and rain ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections early this morning.

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

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 November 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 November 2017
Monday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 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)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 November 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 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 AM NST 18 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today departing trough located northwest of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 984 mb located southeast of the Marine
District.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday low located east of Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM NST 18 November 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Mid Labrador Coast will depart the
marine district to the northwest today. Strong to gale force
northeasterly winds over northern waters in the wake of this feature
will diminish tonight as the trough moves away.

Meanwhile, a complex area of low pressure will approach the marine
district from the southeast today. This system will spread gale force
northeasterlies across southeastern waters this afternoon and
evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, Northwest 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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