East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 25 March 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this afternoon and to variable 10 to 15 this evening except northeast 25 over northern sections Sunday afternoon and evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 6 this afternoon then rising to minus 5 to zero Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 March 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 late overnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 March 2017
Monday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4715N 4735W
to 4745N 4615W to 5500N 5200W to 5545N 5500W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4945N
4200W to 5130N 4630W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5015N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 25 March 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 25 March 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 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 990 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Sunday low 998 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough from 990 mb low located on a line
north-south over the South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday quasi-stationary trough from 998 mb low
located over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 AM NDT 25 March 2017 A trough of low pressure will sweep across the Labrador Sea today.
Strong to gale force westerlies associated with the trough will
diminish today or tonight. Meanwhile, a low pressure system over the
Northwest Labrador Sea will begin to slowly move southwards. Behind
this low, gale to storm force northwesterlies will develop over the
North Labrador Coast this afternoon and then spread southwards
tonight through Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek. Gale warnings are in effect
for all remaining waters except Lake Melville and South Labrador Sea
- eastern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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