Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 February 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots except variable 15 to 20 over southern sections late this afternoon and this evening. Wind becoming northwest 40 to 50 Monday morning.

Snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray over northwestern sections tonight and Monday morning. Freezing spray over western sections Monday.

Temperatures minus 6 to plus 2 falling to minus 11 to minus 3 Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 February 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 to 6 this morning and to 6 to 8 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 February 2019
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 February 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 February 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 6100N 6000W to 6315N 5755W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4739N 5247W to 4730N 4900W to 4920N 4715W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5400W to 6027N 5919W to 6510N 5439W to 5915N 5203W to 5832N 5003W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 17 February 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 17 February 2019

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 4:00 PM NST 17 February 2019 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying low 976 mb located over the
East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Monday low 967 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 PM NST 17 February 2019 An intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will remain
quasi-stationary throughout most of the forecast period. Gale to
storm force winds are expected over all waters with this system.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Lake Melville and the East Labrador Sea - southern
half, where gale warnings are in effect.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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