South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 06 February 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 near midnight and to west 15 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to light Sunday afternoon then becoming north 15 Sunday evening.

Snow ending this evening. Snow beginning Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Sunday morning.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 5 falling to minus 22 to minus 15 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 06 February 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 06 February 2016
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 plus tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice in the northeastern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4900N 5100W
to 5145N 4935W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice
except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of
first-year ice in the northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4530N 4800W to 4530N 4645W to 4800N 4500W to 4830N
4500W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5117N 5816W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 06 February 2016

'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 09:30 AM NST 06 February 2016

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 AM NST 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday dissipating ridge located over Labrador.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying low 979 mb located near
Fogo Island.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing low 952 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 AM NST 6 February 2016 An intensifying low pressure system off the Northeast Coast of
Newfoundland is forecast to track northeastward to lie northeast of
the Funk Island Bank this afternoon, then head out to sea tonight.
Gale force northwesterly winds will spread across southeastern waters
today and tonight as the low tracks southeast of the district.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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