South Labrador Coast - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 April 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 this morning then diminishing to northwest 25 Monday evening.

Flurries ending near noon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this morning.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 10 to minus 6 this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 April 2017
Tonight and Sunday Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 2 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 April 2017
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.
Thursday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5240W to 4735N 5135W
to 5055N 4925W to 5230N 5000W to 5800N 5630W then northeastward. Sea
ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5700W to 4245N 5500W to 4230N 4900W to 4600N
4430W to 5000N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4737N 5916W to Quebec near 5015N 6314W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 April 2017

'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 NDT 30 April 2017

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 30 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 986 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday weakening low located over the southern
East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday approaching ridge located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM NDT 30 April 2017 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will drift
slowly southeastward and begin to weaken tonight. Strong to gale
force southeasterlies can be expected to the east of the low and gale
to storm force northwesterlies to its west.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and Northwest Labrador Sea.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake
Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea - western half,
Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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