Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 22 October 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 15 late Monday morning. Wind diminishing to light Monday afternoon then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Monday evening.

Showers or flurries ending late overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 3 rising to plus 5 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 October 2017
Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 22 October 2017
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southeast 25.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots veering to west 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

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 22 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5300N 5145W 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 - eastern half

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 22 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 4:00 PM NDT 22 October 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 952 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Monday departing low 970 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
western Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Monday ridge located on a line north-south over
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM NDT 22 October 2017 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will remain
nearly stationary tonight then slowly move eastward on Monday.
Gale force northwesterlies will gradually diminish over coastal
waters late this evening and over the Labrador Sea tonight and Monday
as the low slowly weakens over the forecast period.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville, Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale,
North Labrador Coast and Northwest Labrador Sea - western half.

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