East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 08 December 2016

Tonight and Friday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight except southeast 25 over northeastern sections Friday afternoon and evening.

Flurries or showers. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 08 December 2016
Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 08 December 2016
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2016 Today Tonight and Friday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5600W to 5430N 5645W to
5545N 6000W to 5755N 6120W to 6005N 6345W to 6000N 6300W to 5935N
6155W then northward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5100N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 8 December 2016 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 995 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Friday low 991 mb located northeast of Nain.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located from Labrador Coast to the
Grand Banks.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Friday ridge located over central Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 PM NST 8 December 2016 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will slowly drift
southwestward to lie northeast of Nain by Friday afternoon.
Gale force northerlies will develop northwest of the lows track late
on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast and Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south, North
Labrador Coast and the Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

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