Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 23 November 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 late overnight and to northwest 35 Friday afternoon except southwest 25 over southeastern sections.

Flurries changing to snow or rain late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 3.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 23 November 2017
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Friday afternoon and to 5 to 7 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 23 November 2017
Saturday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots backing to north 25.
Monday Wind east 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6200N 6410W to 6410N 5750W then
northeastwards. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 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 Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM 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 Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 23 November 2017 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 984 mb located over southwestern
Belle Isle Bank.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Friday low 976 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line north-south over
central Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday dissipating trough located over central
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM NST 23 November 2017 A low pressure system will track northeastwards across the Belle Isle
Bank tonight, then move 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 Sea.

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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