East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 21 February 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 Wednesday morning then increasing to northeast 20 Wednesday evening.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections today and tonight. Freezing spray over northern sections Wednesday evening.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 February 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 February 2017
Thursday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5305W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5247W to 4530N 4800W to 4530N 4500W to 4700N 4500W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5111N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5020N 5726W.

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 21 February 2017

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 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located north of Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday trough located on a line east-west over
central Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located over Newfoundland.

By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 996 mb located over
northern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 AM NST 21 February 2017 Marine interests are advised that gale warnings have ended.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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