Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 22 July 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to east 15 to 20 near midnight then backing to northeast 25 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 35 Sunday afternoon.

Showers. Fog banks dissipating Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 July 2017
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Sunday morning and to 3 to 5 Sunday afternoon. Seas building to 5 to 7 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 22 July 2017
Monday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 July 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 July 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6115N 6315W to 6110N 6015W to 6410N 5755W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 July 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5515W to 4615N 5400W to 4600N 5230W to 4745N 4500W to 5130N
4530W to 5300N 4800W to 5700N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5007N 6135W to Newfoundland near 4854N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 22 July 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 July 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today deepening low 997 mb located over
southeastern Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 986 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line north-south over
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM NDT 22 July 2017 A low pressure system over Southeastern Labrador will deepen as it
moves to lie over the Southern Labrador Sea by Sunday. Strong to gale
force easterly to northwesterly winds are expected to develop around
the low Sunday morning.

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

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