South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 September 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon and to 3 to 5 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 September 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 1004 mb located over
central Quebec.
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 Statement

Issued 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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