South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 November 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 15 to 20 near midnight then backing to northeast 25 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 35 Saturday evening.

Flurries changing to rain after midnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 November 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 5 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 November 2017
Sunday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5100N 5400W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 17 November 2017

'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 4:00 PM NST 17 November 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating trough located on a line
north-south over the Mid Labrador Coast.

At 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 990 mb located southeast
of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM NST 17 November 2017 A complex area of low pressure will approach the marine district from
the southeast on Saturday. This system will spread gale force
northeasterlies across southeastern waters Saturday afternoon and
evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea - southern half.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the Northwest Labrador Sea.

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