East Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 AM NST 04 February 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Hurricane force wind warning in effect.
Wind east 45 to 55 knots increasing to northeast 55 to 65 this morning except southwest 45 to 55 over southern sections today. Wind becoming north 50 to 60 this evening then diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 Sunday morning. Wind backing to west 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon.
Snow changing to flurries Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Moderate at times severe freezing spray.
Temperatures minus 8 to minus 2 falling to minus 16 to minus 8 Sunday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 3 February 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5237N 5136W to 5441N 5156W to 5621N 5601W to
5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from 6120N 5739W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 3 February 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4855N 4840W to 5050N 4745W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM NST 04 February 2023
'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.
East Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM NST 04 February 2023
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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NST 4 February 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 956 mb located near Lake Melville.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 968 mb located over eastern Belle
At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 956 mb located over the East Labrador
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:45 AM NST 4 February 2023 A complex and intense area of low pressure will pivot over the
Labrador Sea today. A first low pressure system will track
southeastward from near Lake Melville to the Belle Isle Bank.
A trough extending from that low will intensify into a second low
pressure system over the East Labrador Sea. Both lows will then drift
southeastward tonight and move east of the marine district on Sunday.
Gale to storm force east to northerlies ahead of these systems will
strengthen to storm to hurricane force north to northwesterly winds
this morning. To the south of these lows, gale to storm force
southwesterly winds are expected. Winds will weaken to gale to storm
force northwesterlies tonight in their wake and further weaken to
strong to gale force west to southwesterlies throughout the day on
Sunday as they depart.
Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South
Labrador Sea - northern half and East Labrador Sea. Storm warnings
are in effect for all remaining waters except Northwest Labrador Sea
- northwestern half where a gale warning is in effect.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
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