East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 October 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon and to variable 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 after midnight and to east 35 to 45 Sunday morning except southwest 15 to 20 over southern sections Sunday afternoon and evening. Wind becoming northeast 25 to 35 Sunday evening except southwest 15 to 20 over southern sections.

Flurries changing to periods of snow or rain late overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 19 October 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 October 2018
Monday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

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Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5620W to 5030N 5400W to 5200N 5100W to 5430N 5100W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 October 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 20 October 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today dissipating trough located southeast of
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 984 mb located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 984 mb located west of Labrador.

By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday trough from 984 mb low located on a line
east-west over the Mid Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM NDT 20 October 2018 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will move to lie
southeast of the district this afternoon. Strong to gale force
westerlies to the south of the trough will diminish this morning as
it weakens and departs.

A low pressure system over Quebec will move to lie just west of
Labrador Sunday morning. Meanwhile, an associated trough will
approach from the southwest to lie on an east-west line over the Mid
Labrador Coast. Strong to gale force southerly to northeasterly winds
will develop tonight and Sunday ahead of the trough. Winds will
diminish to strong southwesterlies over southern waters on Sunday as
the trough moves northwards.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville, North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek,
and Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half.

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