East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 16 January 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 25 knots veering to northwest 20 Wednesday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 11 to minus 5.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 January 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 16 January 2018
Thursday Wind west 20 knots backing to south 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to
4945N 5430W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5120N
5350W to 5255N 5315W to 5800N 5815W then northeastwards. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5430N 5300W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 16 January 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 AM NST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary high located over western
Labrador.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located over the
coast of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 AM NST 16 January 2018 Marine interests are advised that all gale warnings have ended.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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