South Labrador Coast
Issued 09:30 AM NDT 09 October 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 20 this afternoon then backing to southwest 15 this evening. Wind backing to southeast 20 Saturday morning then increasing to east 35 Saturday afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 35 Saturday evening.
Rain and fog patches beginning Saturday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 11 July 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 8 October 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5550W to 5230N 5500W to 5400N 5500W to 6000N 6000W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north and west of
the iceberg limit.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 09:30 AM NDT 09 October 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 AM NDT 9 October 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough located over the East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing trough located north of the
At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying low 1002 mb located over
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Saturday low 966 mb located over northwestern
Belle Isle Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:15 AM NDT 9 October 2015 An intense trough of low pressure stretching across the East Labrador
Sea will move slowly northward today. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of this system shift to strong to gale force
west to northwesterlies in its wake.
A low pressure system will strengthen into an intense fall storm as
it tracks across the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Saturday, then over the
South Labrador Sea Saturday night. Gale force easterlies will develop
across southern waters later on Saturday ahead of the low, then shift
to gale force northwesterlies along southern coastal waters in its
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except North Labrador Coast.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea - northern half
- East Labrador Sea - southern half
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
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- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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