Northwest Labrador Sea
Issued 09:30 PM NDT 20 August 2018
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 25 knots except west 35 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 Tuesday evening except west 25 over northern sections.
A few showers over northern sections Tuesday morning and afternoon.
Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half
Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EDT 20 August 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6400N 6440W to
6320N 6005W to 6335N 5755W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the
Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7040N 6850W to
7035N 6115W then southeastward. Sea ice south of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7215N 7500W to
7240N 7210W to 7440N 7245W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 20 August 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4742N 5246W to 4530N 4700W to 4545N 4500W to 4700N 4445W to 5100N
4800W to 5700N 5400W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Aug estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5156N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5600W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 9:30 PM NDT 20 August 2018
'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 SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM NDT 20 August 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary low located over Davis
At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough from low located east of the
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday trough located over eastern Greenland.
At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over western Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
the South Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:21 PM NDT 20 August 2018 A trough of low pressure extending from a low in the Davis Strait
will move to lie along the East Coast of Greenland tonight. Strong to
gale force westerlies are expected over northern waters tonight in
the wake of the trough. These winds will persist into Tuesday as the
low remains nearly stationary and a ridge builds in over southern
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.
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- Belcher - northern half
- Belcher - southern half
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- Coats - southern half
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- Frobisher Bay
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- James Bay - southern half
- Lake Winnipegosis
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- Nottingham - western half
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- Puvirnituq - southern half
- Rankin - northern half
- Rankin - southern half
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- Resolution - western half
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- Roes Welcome - southern half
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- South Hudson - western half
- South-central Hudson - eastern half
- South-central Hudson - western half
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