South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 10 December 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots increasing to northwest 50 this evening then diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 Sunday evening.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Sunday morning.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2 falling to minus 6 to minus 2 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 10 December 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 this morning and to 8 to 11 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 10 December 2016
Monday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4950N
5405W to 5015N 5605W to 5130N 5520W to 5330N 5530W to 5430N 5645W to
5600N 6000W to 6015N 6330W to 6000N 6210W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5045N 5200W to 5500N 5300W to 6000N 5900W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 10 December 2016

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 10 December 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 10 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 956 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday low 960 mb located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 AM NST 10 December 2016 An intense and slow-moving low pressure system just southeast of the
district will maintain gale to storm force north to northwesterlies
over most of the district today and Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Labrador coast, South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea -
southeastern half. 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 all waters except East Labrador Sea.

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