Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 21 September 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 15 near midnight then increasing to east 25 to 35 Saturday morning. Wind backing to northeast 35 to 45 Saturday afternoon.

Rain or snow beginning Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 21 September 2018

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight then building to 3 to 5 Saturday evening.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight then building to 3 to 5 Saturday afternoon. Seas building to 5 to 7 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 21 September 2018
Sunday Wind north 45 to 55 knots diminishing to north 35 to 45 in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northwest 35 to 45.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 September 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 September 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7215N 7500W to 7150N
7250W to 7255N 6905W to 7500N 7505W to 7530N 7240W then
northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4804N 5255W to 4730N 4715W to 5100N 4730W to 5800N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5625W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 21 September 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 21 September 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying low 978 mb located over
Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Saturday low 960 mb located over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:11 PM NDT 21 September 2018 A low pressure system approaching from the southwest will intensify
into Major fall storm as it moves across Western Labrador Saturday
morning, then off the Mid Labrador Coast Saturday evening. Gale to
storm force southeasterly to northeasterly winds will spread across
all waters on Saturday ahead of the low. Winds will shift to gale to
storm force southwesterly to northwesterly later on Saturday over
coastal waters behind the low. Hurricane force westerly winds are
expected over the Mid Labrador Coast Saturday evening and will likely
push into the South Labrador Sea Saturday night into Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Mid Labrador Coast. Storm warnings are in effect
For all remaining waters except Northwest Labrador Sea where a gale
warning is in effect.

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