Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 21 August 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind north 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind variable 10 to 15 Tuesday.

Waves

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM 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 21 August 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 August 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 21 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4639N 5309W to 4645N 5100W to 5100N 4830W to 5200N 4845W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Aug estimated from Newfoundland
near 5042N 5714W to Quebec near 5120N 5806W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 21 August 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 991 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday departing low 993 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over the Torngat Mountains.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located over Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM NDT 21 August 2017 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will move to lie
east of the marine district overnight tonight. Strong to gale force
north to northwesterlies will persist tonight in its wake.

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

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