East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 29 March 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections tonight and Thursday.

Temperatures minus 6 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 March 2017

East Labrador Sea - northern half

Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 29 March 2017
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5235W to 4655N 4740W
to 4730N 4650W to 5210N 5100W to 5535N 5220W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5700W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5300W to 4515N 4900W to 4515N 4600W to 4700N 4330W to 5000N
4330W to 5145N 4530W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4856N 5830W to Quebec near 5012N 6039W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 29 March 2017

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 PM NDT 29 March 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over northern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:39 PM NDT 29 March 2017 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Sea - western half, Northwest Labrador Sea,
and East Labrador Sea.

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