Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 20 November 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind east 35 knots increasing to east 45 near noon and to southeast 45 to 55 this evening. Wind diminishing to southeast 35 to 45 near noon Tuesday and to southeast 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.

Rain and snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 November 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres building to 7 to 9 this morning and to 9 to 12 this evening. Seas subsiding to 7 to 9 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 20 November 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

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 19 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5100N 5415W 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)

Storm warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 20 November 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 978 mb located over the Quebec Lower
North Shore.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 982 mb located over Labrador Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough from low located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough from low located over the Mid
Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM NST 20 November 2017 A low pressure system over the Lower North Shore of Quebec will move
to lie over Northern Quebec today then continue to the Labrador coast
overnight. A trough of low pressure associated with the low will move
northeastward to lie over the Mid Labrador Coast overnight. Generally
gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the trough shift to
strong southwesterly behind it.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for Mid Labrador Coast
and North Labrador Coast.

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