Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 24 November 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots backing to west 25 to 35 Saturday morning then becoming southwest 25 Saturday afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Snow or rain changing to flurries late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections Saturday morning and afternoon.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3 falling to minus 5 to minus 1 Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 24 November 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 this evening then subsiding to 4 to 6 near noon Saturday. Seas subsiding to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 24 November 2017
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to east 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35.
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6200N 6410W to 6410N 5750W then
northeastwards. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W 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 9:30 PM NST 24 November 2017

'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 NST 24 November 2017

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 NST 24 November 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 973 mb located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday departing low 980 mb located off Baffin
Island.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 985 mb located over western Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday low 987 mb located west of Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 PM NST 24 November 2017 A low pressure system over the northern edge of the Northwest
Labrador Sea will track northwestwards to lie off Baffin Island
Saturday morning. Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies will
diminish on Saturday as the low departs.

A second low will approach from the west on Saturday. Gale force
southerlies will develop ahead of this system over southernmost
waters on Saturday night.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

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

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