South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 18 April 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind north 15 knots backing to northwest 20 this morning then to west 10 to 15 near midnight.

A few flurries ending this afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray beginning this morning and ending near midnight.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 18 April 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 18 April 2015
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 7 tenths of first-year ice except 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4840N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4700N 4600W to
4830N 4530W to 4930N 4800W to 5100N 4830W to 5500N 5300W to 5600N
5630W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of first-year ice except 7 tenths of first-year ice
including a trace of old ice in the northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3700W to 4700N
3700W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 18 April 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 NDT 18 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
Quebec.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 986 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 999 mb located over northern
Newfoundland.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 996 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM NDT 18 April 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the Mid Labrador Coast.

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