Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 December 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots increasing to north 30 this morning and to northwest 35 to 45 this afternoon except northwest 30 over northeastern sections. Wind becoming northwest 35 late overnight. Wind northwest 35 Tuesday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections today and Tuesday.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 11 December 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 to 6 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 December 2017
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 in the afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 35 to 45.
Friday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 4 tenths of grey ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6045N 6250W to 6100N 6200W to 6100N 5945W to
6335N 5755W then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths of grey ice in the extreme northwestern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5030N 5300W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 December 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 December 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 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 958 mb located over the southeastern
South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing low 958 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located on a line
east-west over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM NST 11 December 2017 A low pressure system over the Southeastern South Labrador Sea will
move to lie east of Greenland this evening. Gale to storm force
northeasterlies over southern waters will back to strong to gale
force northwesterlies as the low moves away today.

A trough of low pressure will develop over the Northwest Labrador Sea
this morning and strengthen throughout the day. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies between the low and the trough will back to strong to
gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the trough on Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
South Labrador Sea - southeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect
for all remaining 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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