South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 06 December 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 knots diminishing to northwest 35 late overnight.

Snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 06 December 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 5 to 7 metres building to 7 to 9 this morning then subsiding to 5 to 7 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 06 December 2016
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to north 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind northwest 40 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5220N
5535W to 5335N 5540W to 5430N 5645W to 5535N 5940W to 6025N 6410W to
6000N 6300W to 6025N 6230W then northward. Sea ice west and north of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5544W to 5145N 5159W to 5500N 5159W to 6000N 5959W to 6100N
5359W to 5700N 4959W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5106N 5848W to 5027N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 06 December 2016

'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 9:30 AM NST 6 December 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 959 mb located northeast
of Belle Isle Bank.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:12 AM NST 6 December 2016 An intense low pressure system northeast of Belle Isle Bank will
remain nearly stationary today before slowly moving eastward on
Wednesday. Gale force northwesterlies over southern and eastern
waters will spread across the remainder of the Labrador Sea by this
afternoon. Winds are expected to slowly diminish Wednesday night.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Lake Melville, the Labrador coast and the Northwest
Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

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