East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 24 April 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 this evening and to southeast 35 Tuesday morning. Wind becoming west 35 Tuesday evening except variable 20 over northern sections.

Flurries beginning this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 April 2017
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 24 April 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4655N 5510W to 4600N 5410W
to 4620N 5245W to 4900N 5030W to 5200N 5050W to 5505N 5250W to 5700N
5700W to 5800N 5700W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5700W to 4045N 5200W to 4045N 4645W to 4800N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4736N 5909W to Anticosti Island near 5022N 6323W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 24 April 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 PM NDT 24 April 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today intensifying low 992 mb located over the
northwestern South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday low 992 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM NDT 24 April 2017 A low pressure system over the Northwestern South Labrador Sea will
deepen as it tracks slowly northeastward to lie over the East
Labrador Sea by Tuesday afternoon. Strong to gale force southeasterly
winds ahead of the low and gale force westerlies to its south will
shift to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the South Labrador Sea and the Northwest Labrador Sea.

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