South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 20 November 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots except southeast 50 over northeastern sections tonight. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 Tuesday morning and to variable 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Rain and fog patches ending Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 November 2017

South Labrador Sea - northern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 7 to 9 metres.

South Labrador Sea - southern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres.

Extended Forecast

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

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 5920N 6340W 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 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)

Storm warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM 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 9:30 PM NST 20 November 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 PM NST 20 November 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Labrador coast 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 North Labrador Coast
and Northwest Labrador Sea - western half.

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