East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 01 March 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this evening and to variable 15 Monday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Monday morning.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 28 February 2015

East Labrador Sea - northern half

Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Tonight and Sunday Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 near noon Sunday then subsiding to 4 to 6 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 01 March 2015
Tuesday Wind east 20 knots increasing to north 40 to 50 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5240W to 4720N 4700W
to 5145N 4825W to 5515N 5230W to 5550N 5505W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5252W to 4700N 5030W to 4800N 4730W to 5000N 4645W to 5145N
4700W to 6000N 5745W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 01 March 2015

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 01 March 2015

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 NST 1 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the southern East
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today departing trough located southeast of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located over Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM NST 1 March 2015 Northwesterly gales over the East Labrador Sea will diminish this
evening as a ridge of high pressure begins to build towards the
district from the west.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the North Labrador Coast.

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