Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 18 November 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots except east 35 over southern sections Sunday evening.

Snow and rain ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 18 November 2017

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening and to 5 to 7 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 18 November 2017
Monday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 18 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5100N 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)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 18 November 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 PM NST 18 November 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 990 mb located over the Grand Banks.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Sunday low located east of Funk Island Bank.

By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday quasi-stationary trough from low located
over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM NST 18 November 2017 A complex area of low pressure south of the marine district will
continue its slow northeastwards track tonight. Gale force
northeasterlies over southeastern waters will continue into Monday
while gradually spreading northward.

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

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