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Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 22 September 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 this evening then increasing to north 30 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of rain. Fog patches dissipating this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 September 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres except 1 to 2 over western sections tonight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 September 2021
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind east 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 September 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 September 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7236N 7821W to
Bylot Island near 7247N 7857W. Sea ice south and west of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7346N 8036W to
7350N 8117W to 7415N 8834W to Devon Island near 7432N 8957W. Sea ice
south and west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7523N 7930W to 7608N
7421W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 21 September 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5228N 5546W to 5300N 5400W to 5445N 5300W to 5800N 5700W to
6035N 5840W to 6045N 5420W to 5935N 5240W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 22 September 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 22 September 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 995 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary low 995 mb located near
Cape Farewell.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 AM NDT 22 September 2021 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will track
eastward today and depart the district this evening. Strong to gale
force northwesterly winds will develop over northern waters behind
the low today.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half.

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