Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 August 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northeast 35 late overnight then diminishing to north 25 Monday evening.

Rain and fog patches ending Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 19 August 2017
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 August 2017
Tuesday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 August 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Atlantic - Labrador marine weather areas Cape Kakkiviak Cape Kiglapait Cartwright Airport CFB Goose Bay Hopedale Mary's Harbour Nain Airport Saglek Tukialik Bay Kangiqsualujjuaq Airport Makkovik Airport
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 August 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 6135N 6335W to 6235N 6040W to 6510N
5745W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7100N 6150W to 7200N 6420W to 7150N
7130W to Devon Island near 7435N 8025W. Sea ice south and west of
the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7435N 8015W to 7440N
7805W to 7610N 7425W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4700N 5100W to 5100N 4830W to 5200N 4845W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Aug estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5650W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5638W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 August 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 AM NDT 20 August 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 999 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday low 993 mb located over the southwestern
Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM NDT 20 August 2017 A low pressure system over Northern Quebec will move eastward today
to cross the northern marine district on Monday. Strong to gale force
northeast to northwesterlies will develop over northwestern waters in
the wake of this system.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

Atlantic - Labrador Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Features

UV Index and sun protection

Be weather wise!

Extreme Heat Protection

Be prepared!

Lightning Safety

When thunder roars, GO INDOORS!

Date modified: