Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 22 November 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 this afternoon then becoming south 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 15 late overnight. Wind variable 15 Thursday.

Rain changing to flurries this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 November 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 7 to 9 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 this afternoon and to 3 to 5 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 November 2017
Friday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 21 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 09:30 AM NST 22 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 22 November 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 AM NST 22 November 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Western Labrador Sea will remain
nearly stationary. Gale to storm force southeasterlies to the east of
the trough will gradually diminish through the forecast period as the
trough weakens.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for the
Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half and East Labrador Sea.

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