Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 30 September 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind west 25 knots except variable 15 over southern sections. Wind increasing to northwest 30 after midnight then diminishing to northwest 20 Saturday evening.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 30 September 2016

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 4 Saturday afternoon.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 30 September 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7305N 8035W to
Bylot Island near 7310N 8010W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7250N 7605W to
7250N 7335W to 7315N 7140W to 7420N 7610W to 7420N 7940W to
Greenland near 7700N 7120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
4927N 5401W to 5000N 5300W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to 6100N
5700W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Oct estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6009W to Newfoundland near 4926N 5810W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 30 September 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over northern Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday deepening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southeastern Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary high 1034 mb located
over southeastern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:09 PM NDT 30 September 2016 A trough of low pressure nearing Northern Labrador will deepen as it
tracks southeastward across the Labrador Sea on Saturday. Strong
southwesterlies developing ahead of the trough shift to strong to
gale force northwesterlies in its wake. Winds diminish to moderate to
strong westerlies further behind the trough.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
South Labrador Sea.

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