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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 18 January 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 near noon then diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind becoming west 25 near noon Sunday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections today and tonight. Freezing spray late overnight and Sunday.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 January 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres except 6 to 8 over southern sections tonight and Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 January 2020
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 in the afternoon then increasing to northeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25.
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 4930N 5245W
to 5015N 5530W to 5200N 5330W to 5430N 5345W to 5615N 5645W to 5800N
5800W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 18 January 2020

'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 09:30 AM NST 18 January 2020

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 AM NST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 957 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 956 mb located east of Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:32 AM NST 18 January 2020 An intense low pressure system east of the Belle Isle Bank will
Move to lie east of Greenland tonight. Gale to storm force
northwesterlies are expected for most waters as a result of this
feature.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and South Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters except Lake Melville.

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

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