East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 19 February 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind southeast 20 knots backing to northeast 15 this afternoon then to north 20 this evening. Wind backing to northwest 25 Monday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections Monday.

Temperatures minus 5 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 February 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 February 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W 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 19 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4545N 4715W to 4600N 4530W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.

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 19 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 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NST today weakening low 976 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight weakening low 987 mb located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 AM NST 19 February 2017 An intense low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will move
to lie east of the marine district by this evening. Gale to storm
force winds can be expected for most waters today around this low.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the North Labrador Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for the Mid
Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and Northwest Labrador Sea -
northwestern half.

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

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