East Labrador Sea - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 14 February 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 this afternoon then backing to northwest 25 to 35 this evening except west 50 over southern sections. Wind becoming northwest 35 to 45 Monday afternoon.

Snow ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over southern sections overnight and Monday morning. Freezing spray over northwestern sections Monday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 14 February 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this evening and to 7 to 9 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 14 February 2016
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 1:55 PM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 1:55 PM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4805N 4950W
to 5325N 5040W to 5520N 5240W to 5630N 5545W to 5800N 5830W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4400N 4915W to 4400N 4745W to 4700N 4500W to 4745N
4515W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5036N 5931W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5753W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 14 February 2016

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Issued 9:30 PM NST 13 February 2016

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 14 February 2016

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 14 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 991 mb located over the North Labrador
Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating trough located over northern
Labrador.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today deepening low 974 mb located over eastern
Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday quasi-stationary low 958 mb located east
of Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today dissipating trough located from Ungava Bay
to Davis Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 AM NST 14 February 2016 A deepening low pressure system over Eastern Belle Isle Bank will
move northeastward to lie east of the Labrador Sea tonight, where it
will remain nearly stationary for the remainder of the forecast
period. Gale to storm force northwesterlies will develop tonight and
Monday over most waters to the west of this system.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are
in effect for all remaining waters except Lake Melville and the South
Labrador Coast.

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

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