East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 21 January 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 20 knots except northeast 35 over southern sections tonight and Tuesday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 January 2019
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres except 3 to 5 over southern sections Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 21 January 2019
Wednesday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4835N 5225W
to 4950N 5310W to 5010N 5435W to 5050N 5235W to 5300N 5210W to 5325N
5130W to 5445N 5200W to 5630N 5635W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5529W to 5130N 5430W to 5245N 5030W to 5500N 5115W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5152N 5607W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 21 January 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 9:30 PM NST 21 January 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 9:30 PM NST 21 January 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 990 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday quasi-stationary low 993 mb located over
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:06 PM NST 21 January 2019 An intense area of low pressure over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will
very slowly track northeastward to lie over the Belle Isle Bank by
Tuesday morning. Strong to gale force northeasterlies ahead of this
feature will persist into Tuesday.

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

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water.

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