Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 18 October 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 18 October 2017

Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Thursday.

Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 18 October 2017
Friday Wind east 30 knots.
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6800N 6500W to
6815N 6455W to 7025N 6655W to 7050N 6515W to 7220N 6400W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6635N 6120W to
6610N 6110W to 6440N 6315W to 6500N 6500W to Baffin Island near
6610N 6625W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5333N 5200W to 5500N 5159W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today dissipating ridge located off Labrador Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 1000 mb located east of James Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday weakening low 1008 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday approaching ridge located on a line
north-south over Labrador.

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