South Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 AM NDT 19 October 2017
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots becoming south 20 this afternoon then increasing to south 30 this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 15 to 20 Friday morning then increasing to north 35 Friday evening.
Flurries or showers this morning. Periods of snow beginning this evening changing to rain and fog patches after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM NDT 19 October 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NDT 19 October 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday departing ridge located over the East
At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 982 mb located over Hudson Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 986 mb located over Ungava Bay.
At 4:00 a.m. NDT today departing trough located southeast of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:47 AM NDT 19 October 2017 A low pressure system over Hudson Bay will approach the district
today and tonight before crossing the South Labrador Sea on Friday.
Strong southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low and shift to
strong to gale force north to northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for Mid
Labrador Coast and South Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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