East Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 AM NST 20 January 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind east 35 knots except southwest 30 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 Sunday morning.
Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5345W to
4950N 5400W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5105N
5245W to 5520N 5255W to 5610N 5605W to 5800N 5720W then northwards.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5330N 5615W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
Iceberg CountForecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings (In effect)
East Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM NST 20 January 2018
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday dissipating trough located over Labrador
At 4:00 a.m. NST today deepening low located southeast of the East
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 974 mb located over the northern East
At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Labrador.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:45 AM NST 20 January 2018 A trough of low pressure over the Labrador Sea will gradually weaken
tonight. Strong to gale force northeasterlies can be expected north
of the trough today and strong to gale force westerlies to its south.
Meanwhile, a developing low pressure system will track slowly
northwestward across the East Labrador Sea today and tonight.
This system will bring gale force northwesterlies to western waters
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect all
waters except Lake Melville.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except East Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
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