East Labrador Sea - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 10 December 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 30 knots increasing to northeast 45 near midnight then backing to northwest 45 Monday morning. Wind backing to southwest 35 Monday evening.

Snow changing to rain and snow late overnight then to snow early Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 4 Monday morning then falling to minus 1 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 10 December 2017
Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening and to 5 to 7 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 10 December 2017
Tuesday Wind west 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 15.
Thursday Wind east 25 to 35 knots veering to south 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

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

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5540W to 5305N 5520W to
5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 6030N 6355W to 6045N
6250W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5030N 5300W to 5330N 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)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Issued 9:30 PM NST 10 December 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 10 December 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 971 mb located over
northwestern Belle Isle Bank.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Monday low 959 mb located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM NST 10 December 2017 A low pressure system over the Northwestern Belle Isle Bank will
continue to move northeastward and deepen before lying east of
Greenland by Monday evening. Strong to gale force east to
northeasterlies over southern waters will back to gale to storm force
northwesterlies over most waters in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the South Labrador Sea - southeastern half. Gale warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, North Labrador
Coast, South Labrador Sea - northwestern half, and East Labrador Sea
- southern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the South Labrador Sea - northwestern
half, and the East Labrador Sea.

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