Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 22 November 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind south 20 knots diminishing to variable 15 late overnight. Wind variable 15 Thursday.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 November 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight and to 2 to 3 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 22 November 2017
Friday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 November 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 November 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 22 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 22 November 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday approaching low 978 mb located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM NST 22 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 gradually
diminish on Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
East Labrador Sea.

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