East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 12 December 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 late overnight then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray tonight.

Temperatures minus 3 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 12 December 2017
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Wednesday morning and to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 12 December 2017
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind south 35 knots.
Saturday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5540W to 5305N 5520W to
5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 6030N 6355W to 6045N
6250W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5430N 4700W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 12 December 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 12 December 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Wednesday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 991 mb located over
New England.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Wednesday low 968 mb located north of the Gaspe
Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:12 PM NST 12 December 2017 A trough of low pressure east of the Labrador Sea will continue its
eastward track tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
diminish tonight as a ridge of high pressure approaches.

An intensifying low pressure system will approach Labrador from the
south on Wednesday. Strong to gale force easterlies will develop over
most waters late Wednesday ahead of this low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except North Labrador Coast and Northwest Labrador Sea -
southern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except East Labrador Sea.

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