Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 04 December 2016

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 Monday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 04 December 2016
Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 04 December 2016
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 4 December 2016 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 4 December 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6035N 6235W to 6320N 5805W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 4 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5545W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5815W to 5040N 5815W to Newfoundland near 5040N 5715W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Issued 4:00 PM NST 04 December 2016

'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 NST 4 December 2016 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 980 mb located southeast of the East
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday dissipating low 991 mb located southeast
of the East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 966 mb located east of the Flemish Cap.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Monday low 966 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM NST 4 December 2016 An intense low pressure system well east of the Flemish Cap is
forecast to begin its slow approach towards the district tonight and
Monday. Gale force northwesterlies will gradually spread across the
Labrador Sea Monday afternoon into Monday night as the low draws
closer.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all of the Labrador coast and the Northwest Labrador Sea -
northwestern half.

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