East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 March 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to southeast 25 this afternoon except east 35 over southern sections tonight. Wind increasing to east 25 to 35 late overnight except variable 10 to 15 over southwestern sections. Wind becoming west 25 Sunday afternoon.

Flurries or showers. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections this morning.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero rising to plus 3 overnight then falling to minus 3 to plus 2 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 March 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon then building to 3 to 5 near midnight except 5 to 7 over northern sections Sunday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 March 2019
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4635N 5335W to 4610N 5235W
to 4905N 5210W to 4615N 4710W to 4725N 4410W to 4910N 4655W to 5355N
5035W to 5635N 5705W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4135N 5100W to 4135N 4900W to 4600N 4215W to 4900N
4215W to 5340N 4900W to 5650N 5400W to 6000N 5930W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 March 2019

'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 04:00 AM NDT 23 March 2019

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 4:00 AM NDT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today departing trough located over the southern
East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 979 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 978 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM NDT 23 March 2019 A low pressure system over the Gulf of Maine will approach from the
southwest today and move to lie over the South Labrador Sea Sunday
morning. Strong to gale force easterlies will develop ahead of the
low today, and shift to strong northwesterlies in its wake on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
East Labrador Sea.

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

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