East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 09 December 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots backing to north 35 late overnight then to northwest 35 to 45 near noon Monday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections Monday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2 falling to minus 4 to zero Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 09 December 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 09 December 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4935N 5430W to 4945N
5430W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5535W. Sea ice south of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to
5050N 5545W to 5145N 5505W to 5340N 5515W to 5630N 6025W to 5805N
6140W to 5800N 6015W then eastward. Sea ice west and north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5130N 5430W to 5230N 5000W to 5500N 5000W to 5730N
5700W to 6000N 5900W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 09 December 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 4:00 PM NST 09 December 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 4:00 PM NST 9 December 2018 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Great Northern Peninsula.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday dissipating trough located over Funk
Island Bank.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
the South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over northeastern Newfoundland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located off
Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM NST 9 December 2018

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