East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 19 February 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 late overnight then increasing to northwest 25 to 35 Tuesday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 February 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 February 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5250W to 4915N 4915W
to 5040N 4820W to 5500N 5225W to 5600N 5555W to 5800N 5800W 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 EST 19 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4825N 5309W to 4745N 4900W to 5015N 4715W to 5115N 4715W to 5400N
5015W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 19 February 2018

'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 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 1016 mb located over central Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday quasi-stationary low 986 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located southeast
of Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over northern Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over central Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM NST 19 February 2018 Strong to gale force westerlies will persist tonight over northern
waters between a trough of low pressure southeast of Greenland and a
ridge of high pressure over Northern Quebec.

Meanwhile, a low pressure system over Central Labrador will track
across the South Labrador Sea tonight to lie southeast of Greenland
by Tuesday night. Strong to gale force south to southwesterlies ahead
of the low will veer to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its
wake.

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

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

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