Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 20 November 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 Tuesday afternoon and to southeast 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Rain and snow and fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 November 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres building to 7 to 9 this morning and to 9 to 12 this evening. Seas subsiding to 7 to 9 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 20 November 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to northwest 35.
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6110N 6310W to 6315N 5755W then
northeastwards. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 4:00 PM NST 20 November 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 20 November 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM NST 20 November 2017 A trough of low pressure over Labrador will move slowly northeastward
to lie over the Labrador Sea by Tuesday afternoon. Gale to storm
force southeasterlies ahead of the trough will shift to moderate to
strong southwesterlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea, Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half, and East
Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for Mid Labrador Coast,
North Labrador Coast, and Northwest Labrador Sea - western half.

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