East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 28 January 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Thursday morning and to northwest 30 Thursday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray this morning. Freezing spray over northwestern sections Thursday evening.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 5 rising to minus 5 to zero this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 January 2015

East Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon then building to 2 to 3 Thursday morning.

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 this afternoon. Seas building to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to south 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 5135N 4925W to 5430N 5115W to 5645N 5810W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5030N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 28 January 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 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Labrador.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over southern Newfoundland.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 999 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM NST 28 January 2015 Marine interests are advised that all gale warnings have ended.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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