South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 01 October 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 early this morning then diminishing to northwest 30 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight then increasing to northwest 25 Sunday evening.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 01 October 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 5 early this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 01 October 2016
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
4927N 5401W to 5000N 5300W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to 6100N
5700W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Oct estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6009W to Newfoundland near 4926N 5810W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 01 October 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 4:00 AM NDT 1 October 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today deepening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary high 1032 mb located from
Quebec to the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM NDT 1 October 2016 A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will deepen
as it sweeps southeastward today. Strong southwesterlies developing
ahead of the trough this morning veer to strong to gale force
northwesterlies behind it. Winds will begin to diminish tonight as
the trough moves to lie further southeast of the district.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
South Labrador Sea.

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