North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 November 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots except west 35 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to variable 15 this afternoon and to light late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 15 near noon Sunday and to northwest 25 Sunday evening.

Periods of snow beginning this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to minus 2 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 25 November 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 November 2017
Monday Wind north 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5205N 5540W to 5215N 5530W to
5330N 5530W to 5500N 5745W to Labrador near 5505N 5900W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 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)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 November 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 November 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 4:00 AM NST 25 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 972 mb located north of the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing low 980 mb located off Baffin
Island.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 987 mb located over western Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 994 mb located over central Labrador
Sea.

By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 996 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM NST 25 November 2017 A low pressure system north of the Northwest Labrador Sea will track
northwestwards to lie off Baffin Island by this afternoon. Strong to
gale force west to northwesterlies will diminish on Saturday as the
low departs.

A second low will approach from the west today and move out into the
Labrador tonight. Gale force southerlies will develop ahead of this
system over southernmost waters this evening and diminish by Sunday
morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the East Labrador Sea.

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