Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 November 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind north 10 to 15 knots veering to east 15 to 20 Sunday morning.

Flurries.

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 PM NST 17 November 2018
Monday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 17 November 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located near Greenland.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday weakening trough located east of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located off Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday ridge located over the East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday trough located off Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM NST 17 November 2018 A trough of low pressure near Greenland will remain nearly stationary
today then begin to move eastward and weaken tonight. Gale force
northwesterlies over the East Labrador Sea will diminish tonight as
the trough moves away.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
East Labrador Sea - northeastern half. Freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Lake Melville, the Mid Labrador Coast and the North
Labrador Coast.

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