East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 11 December 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots except northwest 45 over southern sections today and southwest 35 to 45 over southern sections tonight. Wind northwest 35 Tuesday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray overnight and Tuesday.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 3 to zero this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 11 December 2017

East Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning.

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 December 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots becoming southeast 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5540W to 5305N 5520W to
5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 6030N 6355W to 6045N
6250W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5030N 5300W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 11 December 2017

'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 9:30 AM NST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 957 mb located southeast of the East
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing low 958 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located on a line
east-west over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 AM NST 11 December 2017 A low pressure system departing southeast of the Labrador Sea will
move to lie east of Greenland this evening. Gale force
northwesterlies can be expected today behind this low.

A trough of low pressure developing over the Northwest Labrador Sea
this morning will strengthen throughout the day. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies to the south of the trough will shift to strong to
gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

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

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