South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 December 2014

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind west 20 to 25 knots veering to northwest 30 this morning then diminishing to west 15 after midnight except northwest 25 over eastern sections overnight.

Flurries ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections today and tonight.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 December 2014
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 December 2014
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 December 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 December 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W to 5120N 5650W to 5140N 5600W to Labrador near 5200N 5550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5040N 5605W to 5100N 5540W to 5210N 5500W to 5430N 5500W to 5700N 6000W to 5800N 5900W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5300N 5300W to 5300N 5200W to 5400N 5200W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs west of the iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 December 2014

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 NST 21 December 2014 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today departing low 958 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary high located over eastern
Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:19 AM NST 21 December 2014 Marine interests are advised that all gale warnings have now ended.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Lake Melville.

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