East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 August 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots increasing to southeast 45 this morning then diminishing to southeast 35 this afternoon except southwest 15 to 20 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to south 15 to 20 this evening then backing to southeast 20 Thursday morning except south 10 to 15 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to south 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Periods of rain. Fog patches dissipating near noon. Fog patches reforming late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 August 2016

East Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening and to 4 to 6 late overnight. Seas building to 6 to 8 Wednesday morning then subsiding to 4 to 6 Wednesday evening.

East Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight and to 4 to 6 Wednesday morning. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 August 2016
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind east 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5302W to 4745N 5045W to 5000N 4700W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 August 2016

'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 4:00 AM NDT 24 August 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 994 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing low 994 mb located over
Hudson Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing trough located northeast of
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM NDT 24 August 2016 A low pressure system over the northern half of the Northwest
Labrador Sea will move to lie over the Hudson Strait by Thursday
morning. Meanwhile, a trough extending southeastward from the low
over the Labrador Sea will move to lie northeast of the East Labrador
Sea tonight. Gale force southeasterlies over the East Labrador Sea
ahead of the trough will diminish to moderate to strong southerlies
in its wake tonight.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
East Labrador Sea.

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