East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 20 August 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 knots except northeast 20 over northern sections. Wind becoming southeast 25 this evening except southeast 35 over eastern sections Monday.

Rain and fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 20 August 2017
Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 20 August 2017
Tuesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Thursday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4643N 5311W to 4700N 5100W to 5100N 4830W to 5200N 4845W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5757W to Newfoundland near 5049N 5654W.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 20 August 2017

'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 PM NDT 20 August 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 994 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Monday low 991 mb located over the southeastern
Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM NDT 20 August 2017 A low pressure system over Northern Quebec will move eastward tonight
to cross the northern marine district on Monday. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force
northeast to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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