East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 17 February 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 to 20 knots becoming north 20 near midnight except west 25 to 35 over southern sections. Wind north 20 except west 25 to 35 over southern sections Sunday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections tonight and Sunday.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 February 2018

East Labrador Sea - northern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 February 2018
Monday Wind west 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4800N 5030W
to 4830N 4930W to 5040N 4820W to 5500N 5200W to 5630N 5605W to 5800N
5710W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4825N 5309W to 4745N 5000W to 5015N 4715W to 5115N 4730W to 5330N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 17 February 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 17 February 2018

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 9:30 PM NST 17 February 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 994 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday weakening low 999 mb located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 975 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday quasi-stationary low 955 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over western Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line east-west over
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 PM NST 17 February 2018 An intense low pressure system will remain nearly stationary over the
Northwest Labrador Sea and gradually weaken on Sunday. Strong to gale
force easterlies are expected east of the low. Gale to storm force
northwesterlies are expected to the west of the low. Winds will
diminish to strong to gale force westerlies on Sunday as the low
weakens and a ridge approaches from the west.

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

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

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