Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 21 August 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to north 35 this afternoon then diminishing to north 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near noon Tuesday.

Fog banks dissipating this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 August 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 21 August 2017
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 August 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 August 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6245N 6500W to
6335N 6050W to 6700N 5720W to 6840N 5845W to 7115N 6615W to Baffin
Island near 7120N 7115W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7245N 7735W to
Bylot Island near 7255N 7740W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7340N 7810W to Devon
Island near 7435N 8335W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7500N 7930W to
7615N 7430W and then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4643N 5311W to 4700N 5100W to 5100N 4830W to 5200N 4845W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5757W to Newfoundland near 5049N 5654W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 21 August 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 9:30 AM NDT 21 August 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 993 mb located over central Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 993 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today departing trough from low located north of
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight approaching ridge located over the
Torngat Mountains.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:34 AM NDT 21 August 2017 A low pressure system over the Central Labrador Sea will continue
eastward across the marine district today. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force
northeast to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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