Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 20 October 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near noon then increasing to east 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind backing to northeast 25 Sunday morning.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 October 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 this afternoon then building to 3 to 5 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 October 2018
Monday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 October 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 October 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6800N 6450W to 6925N
6150W to 7445N 7250W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5620W to 5030N 5400W to 5145N 5100W to 5430N 5100W to 5800N
5630W to 6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 20 October 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough located over the South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today dissipating trough located southeast of
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 983 mb located over Quebec.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Sunday low 988 mb located over central Labrador.

By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday trough from 984 mb low located on a line
east-west over the Mid Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 AM NDT 20 October 2018 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will move to lie
southeast of the district this afternoon. Strong westerlies to the
south of the trough will diminish this morning as it weakens and
departs.

A low pressure system over Quebec will move into Labrador Sunday
morning. Meanwhile, an associated trough will approach from the
southwest to lie on an east-west line over the Mid Labrador Coast.
Strong to gale force southerly to northeasterly winds will develop
tonight and Sunday ahead of the trough. Winds will diminish to strong
southwesterlies over southern waters on Sunday as the trough moves
northwards.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville, North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek,
and Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half.

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