East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 23 August 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 after midnight and to southeast 45 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 35 Wednesday afternoon except southwest 15 to 20 over southern sections.

Periods of rain. Fog patches dissipating late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 August 2016

East Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening and to 4 to 6 late overnight. Seas building to 6 to 8 Wednesday morning then subsiding to 4 to 6 Wednesday evening.

East Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight and to 4 to 6 Wednesday morning. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 August 2016
Thursday Wind south 15 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 15 knots.
Saturday Wind east 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5302W to 4745N 5045W to 5000N 4700W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 23 August 2016

'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 23 August 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 994 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday low 991 mb located off Baffin Island.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located from Davis Strait to the
low then to Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday trough from 991 mb low located on a
line northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 PM NDT 23 August 2016 A low pressure system over the southern half of the Northwest
Labrador Sea will move to lie off Baffin Island by Wednesday
afternoon. Strong southeasterlies will increase to gale force over
the East Labrador Sea tonight as the low approaches.

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

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