Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 November 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots except northwest 45 over northern sections overnight and Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to west 30 Tuesday morning then backing to southwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections tonight. Freezing spray Tuesday.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 November 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres except 2 to 3 over western sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 November 2018
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to northeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots.
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 4 tenths new ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6040N 6245W to 6300N 5925W to 6445N 5745W
then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5538W to 5100N 5330W to 5130N 5000W to 5300N 5000W to
5700N 5300W to 5730N 5700W 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 19 November 2018

'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 4:00 PM NST 19 November 2018

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 PM NST 19 November 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 990 mb located over the northern East
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday low 987 mb located north of the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying trough from 990 mb low located
north of the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing trough from 987 mb low located
north of the Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over central Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM NST 19 November 2018 A low pressure system near the northern boundary of the East Labrador
Sea will drift slowly northward tonight into Tuesday morning.
Gale force west to northwesterlies will continue tonight over the
Labrador Sea, then diminish to strong southwesterlies as the low
departs to the north on Tuesday.

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

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except East
Labrador Sea.

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