East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 09 February 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening then veering to northeast 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray today and tonight. Freezing spray over northwestern sections Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4 rising to minus 8 to minus 1 Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 09 February 2016

East Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

East Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 09 February 2016
Thursday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots veering to east 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4840N 5010W
to 5145N 4935W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4500N 4800W to 4515N 4645W to 4745N 4415W to 4845N
4415W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5800W to Newfoundland near 5040N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 09 February 2016

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 AM NST 9 February 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a
line northeast-southwest over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located south
of Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today low located east of Cape Breton Island.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating low located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 AM NST 9 February 2016 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except those over the North Labrador
Coast.

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