Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 November 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to north 10 to 15 this afternoon then veering to east 15 to 20 Sunday morning.

Flurries.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 November 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

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

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6050N 6250W to 6420N 5815W to 6520N 5745W
then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice in the extreme northwestern
section.

 

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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