East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 22 February 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 this evening then backing to northwest 25 Thursday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections tonight and Thursday.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 February 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 February 2017
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 35 knots increasing to northwest 40 to 50.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to variable 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5305W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5800N 5800W 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 EST 21 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5247W to 4530N 4800W to 4530N 4500W to 4700N 4500W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5111N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5020N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 22 February 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 9:30 AM NST 22 February 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
east-west over central Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 994 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 996 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:06 AM NST 22 February 2017 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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