East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 30 April 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 this evening then increasing to northwest 30 Monday morning.

Periods of snow or rain changing to flurries Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray over northwestern sections Monday late in the day.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 8 to zero Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 April 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 April 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 20.
Thursday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5240W to 4735N 5135W
to 5055N 4925W to 5230N 5000W to 5800N 5630W then northeastward. Sea
ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5630W to 4245N 5500W to 4215N 4900W to 4600N
4415W to 5000N 4545W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6314W to Newfoundland near 4737N 5916W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 30 April 2017

'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 NDT 30 April 2017

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 NDT 30 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 986 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Monday trough located south of the East Labrador
Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT Monday approaching ridge located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 AM NDT 30 April 2017 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will drift
slowly southeastward and begin to weaken tonight. Strong to gale
force southeasterlies can be expected to the east of the low and gale
to storm force northwesterlies to its west.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea - western half,
Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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