Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 01 October 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 25 near midnight except northwest 15 to 20 over northern sections.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 01 October 2016

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 4 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 01 October 2016
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7305N 8035W to
Bylot Island near 7310N 8010W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7250N 7605W to
7250N 7335W to 7315N 7140W to 7420N 7610W to 7420N 7940W to
Greenland near 7700N 7120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
4927N 5401W to 5000N 5300W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to 6100N
5700W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Oct estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6009W to Newfoundland near 4926N 5810W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 1 October 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today deepening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing trough located southeast of
the Marine District.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located from Quebec
to the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 AM NDT 1 October 2016 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will deepen as
it sweeps southeastward today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies
behind the trough will begin to diminish tonight as the trough moves
away.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
South Labrador Sea.

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