East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 22 October 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 Monday afternoon and to northwest 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Showers or flurries ending late overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 October 2017
Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 22 October 2017
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 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 22 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5300N 5145W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W 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 9:30 PM NDT 22 October 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 9:30 PM NDT 22 October 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 954 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Monday departing low 970 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
western Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Monday ridge located on a line north-south over
central Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM NDT 22 October 2017 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will remain
nearly stationary tonight then slowly move eastward on Monday.
Gale force northwesterlies will gradually diminish over coastal
waters late this evening and over the Labrador Sea tonight and Monday
as the low slowly weakens over the forecast period.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville, Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale,
North Labrador Coast and Northwest Labrador Sea - western half.

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