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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 September 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 35 this morning. Wind northwest 35 tonight and Saturday.

Showers. Fog patches dissipating this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 19 September 2019
Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 5 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 September 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots backing to north 25.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 September 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 September 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Somerset Island near 7355N 9015W to
Devon Island near 7435N 9110W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7640N 9315W to
Ellesmere Island near 7655N 8925W. Sea ice northwest of the ice
edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Ellesmere Island 7640N 7750W to 7730N
7445W then northeast. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 September 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5130N 5200W to 5215N 5000W to 5330N 5000W to 5700N
5500W to 6100N 5800W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5140N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 September 2019

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 20 September 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 980 mb located near
Baffin Island.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough from low located over the North
Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today building ridge located over northwestern
Ontario.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Mid Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM NDT 20 September 2019 A trough of low pressure extending southward from a low over Baffin
Island will sweep across the district today. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale
force west to northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will persist tonight
and Saturday for most waters as the flow remains strong between the
low to the north and a ridge building in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek, Northwest Labrador Sea, and
East Labrador Sea.

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