East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 January 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to south 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to south 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to northwest 20 to 25 Saturday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections this morning. Freezing spray over northwestern sections Saturday late in the day.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4 rising to minus 4 to zero near midnight then falling to minus 10 to minus 4 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 30 January 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 January 2015
Sunday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 in the morning.
Monday Wind east 35 to 45 knots veering to south 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5545N 5515W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 29 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 January 2015

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 4:00 AM NST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from Labrador to Belle
Isle Bank.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located over Greenland.

At 3:00 p.m. NST today trough located over the Northwest Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough located over the East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight approaching low 995 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM NST 30 January 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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