Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 03 September 2015

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots except northwest 25 over northwestern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Friday morning and to variable 10 to 15 Friday evening.

Showers beginning Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 03 September 2015

Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 03 September 2015
Saturday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 September 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 September 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6240N
6645W to Hall Peninsula near 6300N 6615W sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6400N 6440W to
6350N 6200W to 6400N 6100W to Cumberland Peninsula near 6535N 6300W.
Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Cumberland Peninsula near 6620N 6125W
to 6700N 5930W to 6840N 5920W to 7000N 6455W to 7140N 6600W to
Baffin Island near 7135N 7200W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from 7355N 9610W to 7355N 9610W to 7430N
9300W to 7500N 9300W to Devon Island near 7615N 9430W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island 7455N 7920W to 7640N
7500W then northeastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 September 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5555W to 5115N 5000W to 5230N 4930W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N
6030W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs west of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 03 September 2015

'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 4:00 PM NDT 3 September 2015 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 995 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Friday low 1002 mb located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday approaching ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM NDT 3 September 2015 A low pressure system just pushing into the East Labrador Sea will
track northeastward to lie east of the East Labrador Sea by Friday.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies are forecast west of the
system's track tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Sea, Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea -
western half.

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