East Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 04 December 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 Monday evening.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 04 December 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 04 December 2016
Tuesday Wind north 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Thursday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5220N
5535W to 5335N 5540W to 5430N 5645W to 5535N 5940W to Labrador near
5745N 6145W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5900N 6310W to 5910N
6305W to 6020N 6410W to 6035N 6235W then northeastward. Sea ice west
and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:59 PM EST 3 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5200N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5116N 5818W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5718W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Issued 09:30 AM NST 04 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 4 December 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located over Quebec.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 977 mb located southeast of the East
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Monday weakening low 993 mb located east of the
East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 AM NST 4 December 2016 A low pressure system will slowly approach the East Labrador Sea from
the southeast. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are forecast over
the Labrador Sea today and Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Sea, Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half, and
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all of the Labrador coast and the Northwest Labrador Sea -
northwestern half.

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