Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 19 October 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 this evening then 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 PM NDT 19 October 2017
Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 3 to 4 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM 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 19 October 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

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 19 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 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 4:00 PM NDT 19 October 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.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 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 980 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 982 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM NDT 19 October 2017 A low pressure system over Northern Quebec is expected to cross 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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