East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 26 September 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 Wednesday afternoon except variable 10 to 15 over eastern sections.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 September 2017
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 26 September 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Sep estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5550W to 5300N 4900W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6100N 5700W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

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Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 26 September 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 26 September 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 987 mb located over southern Greenland.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday departing low 991 mb located southeast
of Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM NDT 26 September 2017 A low pressure system over Southern Greenland will slowly move to lie
east of the Labrador Sea by Wednesday morning. Gale force
northwesterly winds will continue to spread west throughout the
Labrador Sea tonight as the low approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador Sea.

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