Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 23 October 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 near noon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight except west 25 over northern sections Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Showers beginning this evening and ending Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 October 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 October 2017
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to south 25 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6620N 6710W to 6500N
6500W to 6440N 6315W to 6640N 6025W to 6830N 6530W to 6955N 6630W to
7025N 6425W to 7220N 6400W then northeastward. Sea ice west and
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5300N 5145W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 23 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 963 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today departing low 970 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
central Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
the East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 AM NDT 23 October 2017 Strong to gale force northwesterlies over eastern waters will
diminish today as a low pressure system southeast of Greenland
weakens and moves further east.

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

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