East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 22 September 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots increasing to southwest 55 to 65 late overnight except east 35 to 45 over northern sections. Wind southwest 55 to 65 except east 35 to 45 over northern sections Sunday.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 September 2018

East Labrador Sea - northern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this evening and to 7 to 9 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 near noon Sunday.

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 5 to 7 metres building to 9 to 12 early Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 22 September 2018
Monday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5331W to 5000N 4700W to 5100N 4700W to 5800N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5625W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 22 September 2018

'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above are 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 22 September 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today intensifying low 966 mb located off the
Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Sunday quasi-stationary low 960 mb located over
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM NDT 22 September 2018 An intense low pressure system off the Mid Labrador Coast will move
to lie over the East Labrador Sea by Sunday morning where it will
remain nearly stationary.

Gale to storm force southeasterly to northeasterly winds will shift
to storm to hurricane force southwesterly to northwesterlies over all
waters behind the low tonight and Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and East
Labrador Sea. Storm warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

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