East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 20 December 2014

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight then increasing to northwest 25 early Sunday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections tonight and Sunday.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 December 2014
Tonight and Sunday Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 2 to 3 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 20 December 2014
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 December 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 December 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W to 5120N 5650W to 5140N 5600W to Labrador near 5200N 5550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5040N 5605W to 5100N 5540W to 5210N 5500W to 5430N 5500W to 5700N 6000W to 5800N 5900W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5300N 5300W to 5300N 5200W to 5400N 5200W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 20 December 2014

'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 9:30 PM NST 20 December 2014

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 PM NST 20 December 2014 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 958 mb located east of Greenland.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing low 960 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary high located over
eastern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 PM NST 20 December 2014 Strong to gale force northwesterlies over eastern waters will
diminish overnight as a low pressure system east of Greenland
continues to move away.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Lake Melville.

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