Northwest Labrador Sea
Issued 09:30 PM NDT 19 October 2017
Tonight and Friday.
Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 near midnight then backing to northeast 30 near noon Friday.
Periods of snow or rain. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.
Temperatures minus 1 to plus 3.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2017 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6620N 6710W to
6500N 6500W to 6440N 6315W to 6640N 6025W to 6830N 6530W to 7025N
6655W to 7050N 6515W to 7220N 6400W then northeastward. Sea ice west
and north of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM NDT 19 October 2017 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
central Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday departing ridge located over the East
At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 983 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Friday low 981 mb located over the South Labrador
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:20 PM NDT 19 October 2017 A low pressure system over Northern Quebec is expected to cross the
South Labrador Sea on Friday. Strong southeasterlies will develop
ahead of the low and shift to strong to gale force north to
northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for Mid
Labrador Coast and South Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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Summer 2017: Significant weather across Canada
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