East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 18 March 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 knots diminishing to northwest 35 early this evening and to northwest 25 near midnight. Wind northwest 25 Tuesday.

Periods of snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections this evening. Freezing spray overnight and Tuesday.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 2 falling to minus 11 to minus 5 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 18 March 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 7 to 9 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 18 March 2019
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots becoming north 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 4650N 5540W to 4620N 5245W to 4835N
5140W to 4710N 4800W to 4315N 5030W to 4225N 4910W to 4805N 4515W to
4910N 4725W to 5520N 5200W to 5625N 5730W to 5800N 5915W then
northward. Sea ice is north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4340N 4930W to 4340N 4840W to 4555N 4315W to 4800N
4150W to 5200N 4500W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5730W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 18 March 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 4:00 PM NDT 18 March 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 PM NDT 18 March 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 980 mb located east of Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday quasi-stationary low 970 mb located east
of Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight approaching ridge located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM NDT 18 March 2019 A low pressure system east of the Labrador Sea will move to lie east
of Greenland tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
gradually diminish tonight as the low pulls away and a ridge builds
from the west.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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