East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 29 April 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 45 knots diminishing to northeast 25 to 35 this evening then becoming northeast 25 late overnight. Wind backing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Rain and periods of snow changing to a few showers or flurries this evening and ending Saturday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 29 April 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 5 to 7 metres building to 7 to 9 this morning then subsiding to 5 to 7 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 29 April 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4840N 5300W to 4920N 5140W to
5140N 4950W to 5520N 5215W to 5605N 5520W 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 EDT 29 April 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4345N 4945W to 4345N 4745W to 4515N 4200W to 4630N
4045W to 4845N 4200W to 5000N 4300W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 29 April 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 980 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 977 mb located over southwestern
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 AM NDT 29 April 2016 A low pressure system east of the Labrador Sea will intensify as it
moves southwestwards towards the South Labrador Coast today. Strong
to gale force northeast to northwesterlies will spread across the
marine district today ahead of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the South Labrador Coast.

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