East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 17 January 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots except west 25 over southern sections. Wind becoming west 15 late overnight then becoming variable 10 to 15 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Occasional freezing spray ending overnight.

Temperatures minus 11 to minus 4 rising to minus 2 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 January 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 January 2018
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots backing to northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First 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 5420W to
4945N 5430W 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 5120N
5325W to 5415N 5325W to 5645N 5650W to 5800N 5720W then
northeastwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5230W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 1013 mb located off Nova
Scotia.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Thursday approaching low 995 mb located over
southern Belle Isle Bank.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight high located over the eastern Grand Banks.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing high located east of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM NST 17 January 2018 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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