East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 21 August 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots except west 35 over northern sections today and tonight. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 Wednesday morning then increasing to southeast 20 Wednesday evening.

A few showers over northern sections today and this evening. Showers beginning near noon Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 August 2018

East Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 near noon then subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning and to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 21 August 2018
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots becoming west 25.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 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 20 August 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4742N 5246W to 4530N 4700W to 4545N 4500W to 4700N 4445W to 5100N
4800W to 5700N 5400W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Aug estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5156N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5600W.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 21 August 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 9:30 AM NDT 21 August 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 988 mb located over Davis Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday weakening low 999 mb located over
Davis Strait.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line east-west over
Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 AM NDT 21 August 2018 A low pressure system in the Davis Strait will gradually weaken as it
drifts northward away from the district today. Strong to gale force
westerlies over northern waters will begin to diminish tonight as the
low moves away and a ridge builds in over southern waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half, and
East Labrador Sea.

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