East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 30 September 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 25 knots except northwest 15 over southern sections this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 late overnight then increasing to northwest 30 near noon Saturday except northwest 15 to 20 over northern sections Saturday afternoon.

Showers beginning this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 September 2016

East Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon then building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 September 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
4927N 5401W to 5000N 5300W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to 6100N
5700W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Oct estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6009W to Newfoundland near 4926N 5810W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located near Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday deepening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary high 1036 mb located over
southeastern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 AM NDT 30 September 2016 A trough of low pressure developing well to the northwest of the
marine district will approach Northern Labrador tonight then deepen
as it crosses the Labrador Sea on Saturday. Strong southwesterlies
developing ahead of the trough shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake. Winds diminish to moderate to strong
westerlies further behind the trough.

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

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