Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 23 January 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 early Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to light near noon Wednesday then increasing to northeast 20 Wednesday evening.

Flurries ending Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Wednesday morning.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 2 rising to minus 4 to zero Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 23 January 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 23 January 2018
Thursday Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots increasing to northwest 45 to 55 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 45 knots diminishing to northwest 35.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5830W to 6135N 6025W to 6250N 5735W
then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 4:00 PM NST 23 January 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 - eastern half

Issued 4:00 PM NST 23 January 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 PM NST 23 January 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 966 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over central Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over northern Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 986 mb located over New Brunswick.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday low 976 mb located north of Anticosti
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM NST 23 January 2018 A low pressure system southeast of Greenland will remain nearly
stationary as a ridge of high pressure slowly approaches from the
southwest. Strong to gale force northwesterlies can be expected to
continue over northwestern waters between these two systems today and
tonight.

A second low pressure system will approach from the southwest on
Wednesday and cross Southeastern Labrador in the evening. Winds will
increase to strong to gale force easterlies as it approaches.

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 South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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