Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 18 March 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 Tuesday morning.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 18 March 2019
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 18 March 2019
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme western section and extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5915W to 6115N 6120W to 6320N 5755W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the extreme western section and extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4340N 4930W to 4340N 4840W to 4555N 4315W to 4800N
4150W to 5200N 4500W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5730W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 18 March 2019

'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 9:30 PM NDT 18 March 2019

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 9:30 PM NDT 18 March 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 976 mb located east of Cape Farewell.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday quasi-stationary low 970 mb located east
of Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight approaching ridge located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:12 PM NDT 18 March 2019 A low pressure system east of cape Farewell will continue eastwards
to lie east of Greenland tonight. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will gradually diminish tonight as the low pulls away
and a ridge builds from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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