Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 24 November 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 this afternoon except southwest 25 over southeastern sections. Wind increasing to northwest 35 to 45 this evening then backing to west 25 to 35 Saturday morning. Wind becoming southwest 25 Saturday afternoon then 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 AM NST 24 November 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this afternoon and to 5 to 7 this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Saturday afternoon and to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 24 November 2017
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to north 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind north 25 knots increasing to east 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

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 23 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 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 09:30 AM 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 09:30 AM 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 AM NST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today deepening low 982 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday low 977 mb located north of the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 985 mb located over
western Quebec.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today dissipating trough located on a line
north-south over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 AM NST 24 November 2017 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will track
northwestwards to lie north of the Northwest Labrador Sea tonight.
Gale force southeasterlies over eastern waters will spread westward
and intensify to storm force ahead of this system. Strong to gale
force west to northwesterlies will develop over western waters today
as the low crosses the Labrador Sea.

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

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the East Labrador Sea - northeastern half. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining 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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