South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 November 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 20 knots veering to north 10 to 15 this morning then becoming light this evening. Wind increasing to west 20 Sunday evening.

Flurries.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 November 2018

South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

South Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 November 2018
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5415N 5800W to
Newfoundland 5420N 5755W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5755N 6200W to 6010N
6410W to Newfoundland 6015N 6420W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5100N 5345W to 5145N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 17 November 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the South Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located near
Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM NST 17 November 2018 A trough of low pressure near Greenland will remain nearly stationary
today then begin to move eastward tonight. Gale force northwesterlies
over the East Labrador Sea will diminish tonight as the trough moves
away.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
East Labrador Sea - northeastern half. Freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Lake Melville, the Mid Labrador Coast and the North
Labrador Coast.

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