East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 18 January 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots except south 30 over northern sections. Wind becoming south 20 to 25 Thursday morning.

Flurries.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 January 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 5 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 January 2017
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to north 25.
Sunday Wind north 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 5000N 5315W
to 5240N 5025W to 5535N 5155W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5030N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the South Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight approaching low located over northern
Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 AM NST 18 January 2017 A low pressure system over Hudson Bay will move to lie over Northern
Quebec this evening. Strong to gale force southerly winds will
develop over northern waters ahead of this low. Winds will diminish
by Thursday morning as the low weakens.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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