Northwest Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 AM NDT 21 October 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind north 35 to 45 knots diminishing to north 25 to 35 Sunday morning then becoming northwest 25 Sunday evening.
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 20 October 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce 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.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 20 October 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 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.
Warnings (In effect)
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM NDT 21 October 2017
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 982 mb located southeast of
the Marine District.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 952 mb located southeast of Greenland.
At 4:00 p.m. NDT today approaching ridge located over Quebec.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 AM NDT 21 October 2017 A deepening low pressure system southeast of the Labrador Sea will
move to lie southeast of Greenland overnight then remain nearly
stationary. Gale to storm force north to northwesterlies are forecast
in the wake of this feature.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake
Melville and North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek.
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 - Hopedale and south
- Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale
- Northeast Coast
- Northwest Labrador Sea
- 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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