East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 29 January 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 this morning and to northwest 30 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 late overnight and to variable 10 to 15 Friday morning. Wind increasing to south 25 Friday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections overnight and Friday morning.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2 falling to minus 9 to minus 4 Friday morning then rising to minus 3 to plus 1 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 January 2015

East Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday morning.

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 29 January 2015
Saturday Wind south 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to north 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to east 25 to 35.
Monday Wind east 35 to 45 knots veering to south 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5305W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5655N 5815W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 29 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 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from Labrador to the East
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located from Labrador to Belle
Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Newfoundland.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing low 1004 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM NST 29 January 2015 A trough of low pressure over Newfoundland will continue to move
northeastward to lie east of the South Labrador Sea by this
afternoon. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop over the
southeastern half of the South Labrador Sea this afternoon in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
South Labrador Sea - southeastern half.

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

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