East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 16 February 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots this evening and to southeast 35 late overnight. Wind southeast 35 Sunday.

Snow beginning near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 1 rising to zero this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 February 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 4 Sunday morning and to 4 to 6 Sunday afternoon and to 6 to 8 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 16 February 2019
Monday Wind east 50 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4745N 4950W
to 4825N 4835W to 5005N 5015W to 5120N 4910W to 5240N 5125W to 5445N
5230W to 5625N 5720W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 10:53 AM EST 15 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4807N 5254W to 4815N 4935W to 5020N 4720W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5359W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5157N 5555W to Newfoundland near 5134N 5540W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 16 February 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.

Warnings (Ended)

Freezing spray warning ended

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 16 February 2019
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 996 mb located near Anticosti Island.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday low 982 mb located over the North Labrador
Coast.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located east of the East Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 AM NST 16 February 2019 A low pressure system near Anticosti Island will cross Labrador today
then move to lie over the North Labrador Coast Sunday morning. Strong
to gale force winds will develop over the region with this system
today and will persist on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
water except the North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south.

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