East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 June 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots except southeast 25 to 35 over northeastern sections this morning. Wind south 15 to 20 tonight and Tuesday.

Showers and fog patches ending this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 June 2017

East Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Tuesday.

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 June 2017
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 June 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 June 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5420N 5735W to 5450N 5620W to
5645N 6020W to 5735N 6035W to 5800N 5900W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 June 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jun estimated from Newfoundland near
4654N 5557W to 4430N 5545W to 4430N 5100W to 4515N 4630W to 4645N
4315W to 4800N 4315W to 5300N 4830W to 5700N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jun estimated from Quebec near
5020N 6255W to Anticosti Island near 4938N 6256W then from Anticosti
Island near 4904N 6214W to 4854N 6214W to Newfoundland near 4812N
5850W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 June 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 AM NDT 26 June 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 981 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday weakening low 994 mb located over the
North Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 AM NDT 26 June 2017 A broad area of low pressure stretching from northwesternmost waters
to Ungava Bay will eventually start moving eastward on Tuesday.
Strong to gale force southeasterly winds over northeasternmost parts
of the East Labrador Sea will diminish today as the low weakens.

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

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