East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 March 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 this afternoon except southwest 10 to 15 over northern sections Tuesday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray today tonight and Tuesday morning. Freezing spray over northern sections Tuesday.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 March 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this evening and to 2 to 3 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 March 2019
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots backing to south 25.
Friday Wind south 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5300W to 4940N 5235W
to 4950N 5115W to 4615N 4615W to 4720N 4405W to 4905N 4640W to 5235N
4855W to 5505N 5150W to 5615N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4110N 4935W to 4615N 4145W to 4930N
4110W to 5620N 5315W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 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 04:00 AM NDT 25 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 04:00 AM NDT 25 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 AM NDT 25 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located north of
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 AM NDT 25 March 2019 A trough north of the Labrador Sea will remain quasistationary today.
Strong to gale force west to southwesterlies will persist south of
this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South 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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