East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 26 March 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots except variable 10 to 15 over northern sections. Wind increasing to west 35 to 45 near noon Wednesday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections after midnight. Freezing spray overnight and Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 March 2019
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 26 March 2019
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots becoming south 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind south 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 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 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5100N 4930W
to 5400N 4930W to 5545N 5315W to 5620N 5600W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4045N 4920W to 4615N 4145W to 5020N
4050W to 5620N 5315W to 5630N 5335W to 6000N 5830W to 6120N 5600W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 26 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 26 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 26 March 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 994 mb located over the northern
Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday low 995 mb located over the East
Labrador Sea.

By 4:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday approaching ridge located on a line
north-south over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM NDT 26 March 2019 A low pressure system over the Northwestern Labrador Sea will move
southeastwards tonight and Wednesday. Meanwhile, a ridge of high
pressure will approach from the west. Strong southwesterlies will
increase to strong to gale force westerlies between these two
features tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

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

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