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East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 23 September 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 this evening and to northwest 35 near noon Friday.

Showers becoming flurries or showers this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 September 2021

East Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 5 near noon Friday.

East Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 near midnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 September 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 8 July 2021 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 8 July 2021

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 22 September 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5216N 5544W to 5230N 5430W to 5400N 5300W to 5500N 5245W to
5800N 5700W to 6035N 5840W to 6045N 5420W to 5935N 5240W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 23 September 2021

'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 AM NDT 23 September 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located near Cape
Farewell.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line east-west over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday departing trough located southeast of the
Marine District.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Quebec.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 AM NDT 23 September 2021 A trough of low pressure near cape Farewell will remain nearly
stationary through the period. A ridge of high pressure over Quebec
will slowly move eastward today and tonight. Strong northwesterlies
will strengthen to gale force over eastern waters on Friday between
these two features.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea.

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