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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 19 September 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 knots increasing to northwest 35 Friday morning.

Showers and fog patches ending Friday 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 PM NDT 19 September 2019
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Monday Wind east 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.

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 9:30 PM NDT 19 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 9:30 PM NDT 19 September 2019 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 1004 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 982 mb located near Baffin Island.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Friday low 981 mb located north of the Marine
District.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday trough located over the North Labrador
Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Friday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over eastern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM NDT 19 September 2019 A low pressure system will intensify as it tracks eastward across
Northern Quebec this evening then north of the marine district
tonight and Friday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop
ahead of the low then shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies
in its wake.

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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