East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 March 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots except northeast 35 over northern sections. Wind becoming northwest 35 to 45 this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 after midnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Saturday morning then increasing to southeast 25 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections today and tonight.

Temperatures minus 6 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 March 2019

East Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Saturday.

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 March 2019
Sunday Wind east 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the morning then becoming northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 4650N 5540W to 4620N 5245W to 4835N
5140W to 4710N 4800W to 4315N 5030W to 4235N 4840W to 4720N 4500W to
4820N 4505W to 4915N 4715W to 5050N 4750W to 5520N 5200W to 5625N
5710W to 5800N 5830W 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 21 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4220N 5000W to 4220N 4840W to 4610N 4220W to 4900N
4220W to 5400N 4835W to 5650N 5400W to 6000N 5930W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 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 04:00 AM NDT 22 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 AM NDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 988 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today departing low 986 mb located over the coast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough from low located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located over the South Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM NDT 22 March 2019 A low pressure system over northern waters will move eastward to lie
near the Greenland coast by this evening. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect North
Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

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

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