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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 September 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots except southwest 25 over northwestern sections. Wind increasing to northwest 25 near noon except northwest 15 to 20 over northwestern sections tonight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning.

Periods of rain today and early this evening. Showers beginning Saturday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 19 September 2019
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 September 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

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Map of Arctic - Eastern Arctic marine weather areas Baker Lake Airport Chesterfield Inlet Airport Coral Harbour Airport Gjoa Haven Airport Kugaaruk Airport Rankin Inlet Airport Shepherd Bay Airport Whale Cove Airport Arctic Bay Brevoort Island Qikiqtarjuaq Airport Cape Dorset Airport Cape Dyer Cape Hooper Cape Liverpool Clyde River Airport Cape Mercy Fort Ross Grise Fiord Airport Hall Beach Airport Igloolik Airport Iqaluit Airport Kimmirut Airport Longstaff Bluff Pangnirtung Airport Pond Inlet Airport Naujaat Resolute Airport Rowley Island Airport Taloyoak Airport Wager Bay Akulivik Airport Ivujivik Airport Puvirnituq Airport Aupaluk Airport Kangiqsujuaq Airport Kangirsuk Airport Kangiqsualujjuaq Airport Quaqtaq Airport Salluit Airport Tasiujaq Airport Cape Kakkiviak Cape Kiglapait Nain Airport Saglek
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 July 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 September 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5130N 5200W to 5215N 5000W to 5330N 5000W to 5700N
5500W to 6100N 5800W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5140N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 20 September 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 980 mb located near
Baffin Island.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough from low located over the North
Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today building ridge located over northwestern
Ontario.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Mid Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM NDT 20 September 2019 A trough of low pressure extending southward from a low over Baffin
Island will sweep across the district today. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale
force west to northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will persist tonight
and Saturday for most waters as the flow remains strong between the
low to the north and a ridge building in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek, Northwest Labrador Sea, and
East Labrador Sea.

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