East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 19 January 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 35 late overnight except southwest 30 over southern sections. Wind east 35 except southwest 30 over southern sections Saturday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 January 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 January 2018
Sunday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5345W to
4950N 5400W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5105N
5245W to 5520N 5255W to 5610N 5605W to 5800N 5720W then northwards.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5330N 5615W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W 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 19 January 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 19 January 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight intensifying trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday trough located on a line east-west over
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM NST 19 January 2018 An intensifying trough of low pressure will persist over the Labrador
Sea throughout the forecast period. As the trough deepens, strong to
gale force easterlies will develop over northeastern waters, while
strong to gale force westerlies to northwesterlies can be expected to
its west and south.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

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

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