South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 October 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 this morning except variable 15 over northwestern sections. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening and to variable 10 to 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers beginning late overnight and ending Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 October 2017
Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 October 2017
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 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 22 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5300N 5145W 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 04:00 AM NDT 23 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 AM NDT 23 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 958 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today departing low 970 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
central Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
the East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM NDT 23 October 2017 Strong to gale force northwesterlies over eastern waters will
diminish today as a low pressure system southeast of Greenland
weakens and moves further east.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

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