Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 21 October 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 to 45 knots diminishing to north 25 to 35 Sunday morning then becoming northwest 25 Sunday evening.

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

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 October 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 21 October 2017
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 in the morning then increasing to south 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6620N 6710W to 6500N
6500W to 6440N 6315W to 6640N 6025W to 6830N 6530W to 6955N 6630W to
7025N 6425W 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 21 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5315N 5130W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 21 October 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today deepening low 982 mb located southeast of
the Marine District.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Sunday low 947 mb located southeast of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today approaching ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 AM NDT 21 October 2017 A deepening low pressure system southeast of the Labrador Sea will
move to lie southeast of Greenland overnight then remain nearly
stationary. Gale to storm force north to northwesterlies are forecast
in the wake of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake
Melville and North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek.

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