South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 18 November 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northeast 25 knots backing to north 15 to 20 Sunday morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Rain and snow ending late overnight. Fog banks forming this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog banks.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 November 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 November 2017
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 8 tenths of new ice in some bays. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5620W to 5345N 5610W to
5435N 5705W to 5520N 5850W to Labrador near 5510N 5930W.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths of new ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5100N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 18 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NST today departing trough located northwest of the
Marine District.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 992 mb located over the Grand Banks.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday low located southeast of Funk Island Bank.

By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday trough from low located on a line east-west
over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 AM NST 18 November 2017 A trough of low pressure northwest of the marine district will
continue westwards today. Strong to gale force northeasterly winds
over northern waters in the wake of this feature will diminish
tonight as the trough moves away.

Meanwhile, a complex area of low pressure will approach the marine
district from the southeast today. This system will spread gale force
northeasterlies across southeastern waters this afternoon and
evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, Northwest Labrador Sea, and
East Labrador Sea - southern half.

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