East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 February 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 this morning then veering to northwest 25 this evening. Wind northwest 25 Saturday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 February 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 February 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4630N 5530W to 4650N 5445W
to 4615N 5320W to 4625N 5250W to 4740N 5210W to 4725N 4955W to 4625N
4725W to 4715N 4700W to 4915N 4945W to 5050N 4910W to 5420N 5235W to
5535N 5605W to 5800N 5815W then northward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4720N 5250W to 4655N 4725W to 4900N 4625W to 5235N 4700W to 5700N
5400W to 6040N 5945W to 6325N 5535W to 5700N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 February 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 4:00 AM NST 22 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 968 mb located east of Greenland.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today departing low 978 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located over the South
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday trough located over eastern Belle
Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today weakening ridge located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM NST 22 February 2019 An low pressure system east of Greenland and a developing trough of
low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will maintain strong to gale
force northwesterlies today into Saturday.

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 the Labrador Sea.

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