South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 01 February 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 this morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 25 this evening and to west 35 Monday afternoon.

Snow ending this evening with a risk of freezing rain.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray beginning this evening becoming severe Monday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero this morning then falling to minus 16 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 February 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 01 February 2015
Tuesday Wind light increasing to northeast 35 knots in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 50 knots diminishing to west 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice in northeastern and in southern sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5135N 5030W to 5505N 5240W to 5625N 5625W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice in northeastern and in southern sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 31 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5556W to Newfoundland near 5135N 5550W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 01 February 2015

'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

South Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 01 February 2015

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 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 989 mb located over the
northern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday low 973 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located off the
Mid Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM NST 1 February 2015 A low pressure over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will cross Southeastern
Labrador later today then move into the Labrador Sea tonight. Strong
to gale force easterlies will develop ahead of the low then shift to
west to northwesterlies in its wake. Gale force northwesterlies will
persist over the North Labrador Coast throughout the forecast period.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the East Labrador Sea.

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