South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 20 November 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind east 35 knots veering to southeast 35 to 45 near noon then increasing to southeast 45 to 55 this evening except southeast 35 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to south 25 to 35 Tuesday morning and to south 20 Tuesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday evening.

Rain and snow. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 November 2017

South Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres building to 7 to 9 this afternoon then subsiding to 5 to 7 Tuesday evening.

South Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 this evening then subsiding to 4 to 6 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 20 November 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 November 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 November 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5205N 5540W to 5215N
5530W to 5330N 5530W to 5435N 5705W to 5520N 5850W to Labrador near
5510N 5930W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5930N 6345W to 5945N
6340W to 6030N 6405W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5100N 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)

Storm warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 20 November 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 NST 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 978 mb located over the Quebec Lower
North Shore.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 982 mb located over Labrador Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough from low located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough from low located over the Mid
Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM NST 20 November 2017 A low pressure system over the Lower North Shore of Quebec will move
to lie over Northern Quebec today then continue to the Labrador coast
overnight. A trough of low pressure associated with the low will move
northeastward to lie over the Mid Labrador Coast overnight. Generally
gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the trough shift to
strong southwesterly behind it.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for Mid Labrador Coast
and North Labrador Coast.

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