Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 November 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southeast 35 to 45 late this afternoon then becoming southeast 35 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 November 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 9 to 12 metres subsiding to 7 to 9 late overnight and to 4 to 6 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 November 2017
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 25 knots backing to south 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots backing to south 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6110N 6310W to 6315N 5755W then
northeastwards. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 November 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 AM NST 21 November 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM NST 21 November 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Labrador coast will move slowly
northeastward to lie over the Western Labrador Sea by this afternoon.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the trough will shift to
moderate to strong southwesterlies behind it.

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

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