East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 December 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots backing to northwest 25 this evening. Wind northwest 25 Monday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections Monday evening.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3 falling to minus 6 to zero Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 December 2017

East Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon then building to 3 to 5 late overnight.

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning then building to 4 to 6 this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 December 2017
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 25.
Thursday Wind east 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5615W to 5045N 5525W
to 5340N 5510W to 5600N 6025W to 5745N 6120W to 5955N 6320W to 6030N
6235W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5100W to 5400N 4800W 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)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 953 mb located east of the Marine
District.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday low 958 mb located east of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 PM NST 17 December 2017 A deep low tracking east of the marine district towards Greenland
will continue to bring strong to gale force northwesterlies tonight.
Winds will diminish throughout the day tomorrow as a weak ridge
builds in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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