Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 04 December 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 03 December 2016
Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 04 December 2016
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 3 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 6 tenths of new ice including 3 tenths of grey ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 3 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6035N 6235W to 6320N 5805W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 6 tenths of new ice including 3 tenths of grey
ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:59 PM EST 3 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5200N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5116N 5818W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5718W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 4 December 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located over Quebec.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 974 mb located southeast of the East
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday weakening low 988 mb located east of the
East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM NST 4 December 2016 A low pressure system will slowly approach the East Labrador Sea from
the southeast. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are forecast over
the Labrador Sea today and Sunday.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador coast.

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