Northwest Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 AM NST 23 November 2017
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 15 this morning then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to northeast 25 late overnight and to northwest 35 Friday afternoon except south 25 over eastern sections.
Flurries changing to snow or rain late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures minus 3 to plus 3.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EST 22 November 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from 6200N 6410W to 6410N 5750W then
northeastwards. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 22 November 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM NST 23 November 2017
'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 4:00 AM NST 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 987 mb located over Nova Scotia.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday low 983 mb located over northeastern Belle
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:58 AM NST 23 November 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Central Labrador Sea will remain
nearly stationary and gradually weaken over the forecast period.
Gale force southeasterlies to the east of the trough will diminish
today except over easternmost waters.
An intensifying low pressure system over Nova Scotia will pass just
south of the marine district tonight, then track northwestwards to
lie over the Northwest Labrador Sea by Friday evening. Gale force
southeasterlies over eastern waters will spread westward ahead of
this system. Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies will
develop over western waters on Friday as the low crosses the Labrador
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Lake Melville and the Labrador coast.
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