Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 November 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots except northwest 25 over western sections overnight and Monday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Monday morning.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections overnight and Monday.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 November 2018
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 November 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 15.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 November 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 November 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6040N 6245W to 6050N 6205W to 6350N 5825W to
6445N 5745W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice in the extreme northwestern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5100N 5345W to 5145N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5700N 5300W to 5800N 5630W 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 04:00 AM NST 18 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 04:00 AM NST 18 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 AM NST 18 November 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located over western Labrador.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today weakening trough located near Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 AM NST 18 November 2018 A trough of low pressure will remain nearly stationary over the
Northwest Labrador Sea as a ridge approaches from the west. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies will develop between these two features
tonight and Monday.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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

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