East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 19 March 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 30 knots backing to southwest 25 late overnight then increasing to southwest 35 Wednesday afternoon except northwest 35 over northwestern sections Wednesday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 19 March 2019
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres except 2 to 3 over northern sections Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 19 March 2019
Thursday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning then becoming west 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind east 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 4650N 5540W to 4620N 5245W to 4835N
5140W to 4710N 4800W to 4315N 5030W to 4225N 4910W to 4820N 4505W to
4910N 4725W to 5520N 5200W to 5625N 5730W to 5800N 5900W then
northward. Sea ice is north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4250N 4940W to 4250N 4830W to 4610N 4235W to 4900N
4230W to 5400N 4850W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5730W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 19 March 2019

'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 NDT 19 March 2019

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 NDT 19 March 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over the
southern Grand Banks.

By 9:30 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 19 March 2019 A trough of low pressure will descend from the Arctic on Wednesday.
Strong to gale force westerlies ahead of the trough will shift to
strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and North Labrador Coast.

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

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