South Labrador Sea - northwestern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 21 August 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20 late overnight and to variable 10 to 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Fog banks dissipating this evening.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 21 August 2017
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 21 August 2017
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind east 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4639N 5309W to 4645N 5100W to 5100N 4830W to 5200N 4845W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Aug estimated from Newfoundland
near 5042N 5714W to Quebec near 5120N 5806W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 21 August 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 991 mb located over the East Labrador
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 993 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today departing trough from low located north of
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Torngat Mountains.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 PM NDT 21 August 2017 A low pressure system entering the East Labrador Sea marine region at
forecast time will move to lie east of the district overnight. Strong
to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong
to gale force northeast to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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