East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 21 January 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind southeast 25 knots except variable 10 to 15 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 Monday morning then backing to northwest 15 to 20 Monday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 January 2018
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Thursday Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to northeast 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 JANUARY 2018 TODAY TONIGHT AND MONDAY FORECASTS AVAILABLE TO MARINERS UPON REQUEST. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 JANUARY 2018 TODAY TONIGHT AND MONDAY

Ice Edge

ICE EDGE ESTIMATED FROM NEWFOUNDLAND NEAR 4835N 5300W TO 4935N 5320W
TO 5025N 5525W TO 5035N 5230W TO 5430N 5220W TO 5720N 5735W TO 5800N
5750W THEN NORTHWARDS. SEA ICE WEST OF THE ICE EDGE.

Ice Coverage

FORECASTS AVAILABLE TO MARINERS UPON REQUEST.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5325N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 21 January 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 982 mb located over the northern
Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday dissipating low 998 mb located over the
central South Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 972 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday quasi-stationary low 968 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM NST 21 January 2018 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will slowly
weaken as it drifts southward tonight and Monday. Meanwhile, a low
pressure system northeast of Belle Isle Bank will move to lie
southeast of Greenland by Monday morning where it will remain nearly
stationary. These systems will bring gale force northwesterlies to
western waters tonight and Monday.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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