South Labrador Coast
Issued 09:30 AM NDT 22 September 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 near noon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to east 25 Saturday morning and to north 35 to 45 Saturday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 Saturday evening.
Rain beginning Saturday morning.
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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 22 September 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4615N 4800W to 4615N 4500W to 4800N 4515W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 12:15 PM NDT 22 September 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 9:30 AM NDT 22 September 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 1006 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating low located over the South
At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 1004 mb located over
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Saturday low 994 mb located over central Labrador.
At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
central Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over the East Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:16 AM NDT 22 September 2017 A low pressure system will develop over Quebec today and then deepen
as it moves eastward across Labrador tonight and early Saturday.
It will then move off the South Coast of Labrador later on Saturday.
Gale force northerly winds will develop over the South Labrador Coast
Saturday afternoon in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
South Labrador Coast.
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