East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 16 January 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late this evening then increasing to southeast 30 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections late this evening.

Temperatures minus 9 to minus 1 rising to zero near noon Thursday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 January 2019
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 16 January 2019
Friday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to west 45 to 55 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots backing to northwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 4830N 5245W
to 4945N 5320W to 5015N 5505W to 5110N 5310W to 5325N 5340W to 5425N
5155W to 5605N 5610W 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 EST 16 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5212N 5540W to 5200N 5500W to 5400N 5200W to 5500N 5200W 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 9:30 PM NST 16 January 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 4:00 AM NST 17 January 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 998 mb located northwest
of Anticosti Island.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday low 982 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today dissipating ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:41 AM NST 17 January 2019 An intensifying low pressure system northwest of Anticosti Island
will track across Southeastern Labrador today and into the South
Labrador Sea tonight. The low will depart to the east on Friday.
Strong southerlies will shift to gale to storm force northwesterlies
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
South Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water except North Labrador Coast.

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