East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 19 January 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots backing to north 35 late overnight except north 45 to 55 over southern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray except severe freezing spray over southern sections overnight and Sunday.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 January 2019
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres except 7 to 10 over southern sections overnight and Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 January 2019
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 in the morning then increasing to northeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 25 to 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 4835N 5225W
to 4950N 5310W to 5020N 5455W to 5105N 5240W to 5320N 5235W to 5335N
5155W to 5450N 5205W to 5630N 5635W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5155N 5558W to 5130N 5500W to 5315N 5115W to 5500N 5115W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 19 January 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 19 January 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 9:30 PM NST 19 January 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 983 mb located over the
South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday departing low 972 mb located southeast of
the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM NST 19 January 2019 An intensifying low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will
move to lie south of Greenland Sunday afternoon. Gale to storm force
winds can be expected around this low except over the South Labrador
Sea where hurricane force westerlies are forecast. Winds will
gradually diminish on Sunday as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for the South Labrador Sea. Storm warnings are in effect
for the South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast and East Labrador
Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake
Melville and North Labrador Coast.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water.

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