East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 19 October 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 late overnight then backing to northeast 30 Friday afternoon except light over southern sections Friday late in the day.

Showers or flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 19 October 2017
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 near noon Friday. Seas building to 3 to 4 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 19 October 2017
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 19 October 2017 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
central Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday departing ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 983 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Friday low 981 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM NDT 19 October 2017 A low pressure system over Northern Quebec is expected to cross the
South Labrador Sea on Friday. Strong southeasterlies will develop
ahead of the low and shift to strong to gale force north to
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for Mid
Labrador Coast and South Labrador Sea.

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