South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 November 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20 this morning except southeast 25 over eastern sections. Wind becoming south 15 near midnight then becoming variable 15 near noon Thursday except southeast 25 over southeastern sections.

Rain over eastern sections today and this evening. Snow overnight and Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures zero to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 November 2017

South Labrador Sea - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 this afternoon and to 3 to 4 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Thursday.

South Labrador Sea - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight and to 2 to 3 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 November 2017
Friday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 in the morning then backing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming south 25.
Sunday Wind south 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5205N 5540W to 5215N
5530W to 5330N 5530W to 5435N 5705W to 5520N 5850W to Labrador near
5510N 5930W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5920N 6340W to 5945N
6340W to 6015N 6405W to Labrador near 6020N 6425W. Sea ice west 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
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 22 November 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM NST 22 November 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Western Labrador Sea will remain
quasistationary. 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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