South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 19 October 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 30 this evening then diminishing to variable 15 to 20 early Friday morning except south 30 over southeastern sections Friday morning. Wind increasing to north 35 Friday evening.

Periods of snow beginning this evening changing to rain and fog patches after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 19 October 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 19 October 2017
Saturday Wind north 35 to 45 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 19 October 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 PM NDT 19 October 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
central Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday departing ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 980 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 982 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM NDT 19 October 2017 A low pressure system over Northern Quebec is expected to cross the
South Labrador Sea on Friday. Strong southeasterlies will develop
ahead of the low and shift to strong to gale force north to
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for Mid
Labrador Coast and South Labrador Sea.

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