East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 07 December 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening.

Flurries or showers. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 07 December 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 07 December 2016
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45.
Sunday Wind northwest 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5600W to 5430N
5645W to 5545N 6000W to 5755N 6120W to 6025N 6410W to 6000N 6300W to
6025N 6230W then northward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5551W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5047N 5900W to 5015N 5835W to Newfoundland near 5023N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today weakening low 965 mb located east of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday weakening low 980 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located west of Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
central Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM NST 7 December 2016 An intense low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will move very
slowly eastward and weaken over the next couple of days. Gale force
northwesterlies over most waters will gradually diminish as the low
weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south, and
South Labrador Sea.

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

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