Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 September 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 this morning then backing to west 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind backing to south 15 to 20 this evening then to southeast 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon except southwest 20 over southern sections.

Rain or snow ending this afternoon. Rain overnight and Wednesday. Fog patches forming Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 September 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon then building to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 September 2018
Thursday Wind south 25 to 35 knots increasing to west 50 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to south 20.
Saturday Wind south 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 September 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 September 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7125N 7130W to 7125N
6940W 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 24 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5331W to 5000N 4700W to 5100N 4700W to 5800N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 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 04:00 AM NDT 25 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 4:00 AM NDT 25 September 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today weakening low 991 mb located southeast
of Greenland.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today departing low 998 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located over the East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over Hudson Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough located over the North Labrador
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM NDT 25 September 2018 A low pressure system southeast of Greenland will continue to move
eastward and weaken today. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds
over the Labrador Sea will diminish by this afternoon.

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

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