East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 September 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 55 to 65 knots except northeast 35 to 45 over northern sections. Wind becoming southwest 55 this evening except northeast 35 to 45 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind northwest 35 to 45 Monday.

Rain. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 September 2018

East Labrador Sea - northern half

Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 to 7 metres.

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Tonight and Monday. Seas 9 to 12 metres subsiding to 7 to 9 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 September 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

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

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5331W to 5000N 4700W to 5100N 4700W to 5800N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5625W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 23 September 2018

'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above are 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 PM NDT 23 September 2018 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 961 mb located over
the East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough from 961 mb low located on a line
east-west over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday trough located on a line north-south over
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:40 PM NDT 23 September 2018 An intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will remain
nearly stationary and slowly weaken. A trough extending from the low
into the Northwest Labrador Sea will pivot around the low tonight.

Storm to hurricane force west to southwesterlies south of the trough
will shift to gale force northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will
diminish to strong to gale force northwesterly on Monday as the low
weakens.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for East Labrador Sea. A storm warning is in effect for the
South Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters.

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