Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 23 September 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind north 45 to 55 knots diminishing to north 35 to 45 this afternoon then backing to northwest 40 late overnight. Wind northwest 40 Monday.

Rain or snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 September 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 September 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind south 20 knots increasing to northwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 September 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 September 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7155N 7410W to 7125N
7005W to 7245N 6750W to 7500N 7500W to 7525N 7330W then
northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5331W to 5000N 4700W to 5100N 4700W to 5800N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5625W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 23 September 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 9:30 AM NDT 23 September 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 961 mb located over
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:07 AM NDT 23 September 2018 An intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will remain
nearly stationary and slowly weaken.

Gale force easterly winds north of the low shift to generally storm
to hurricane force northwesterlies to southwesterlies behind it.
Winds will diminish to strong to gale force northwesterly on Monday
as the low weakens.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for South Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.
Storm warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake
Melville, South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast where gale
warnings are in effect.

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