South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 27 March 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 20 knots except northwest 30 over northern sections tonight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon.

A few flurries ending Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 4 falling to minus 12 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 27 March 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 27 March 2015
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 20 in the morning.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4750N 5245W to 4650N
4510W to 4900N 4500W to 5130N 4830W to 5500N 5230W to 5600N 5630W to
5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5335W to 4445N 4800W to 4445N 4700W to 4700N 4215W to 5015N
4300W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 27 March 2015

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 PM NDT 27 March 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today departing low 990 mb located southeast of
the Marine District.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today intensifying trough located over the South
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday departing trough located southeast of
the Marine District.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM NDT 27 March 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the East Labrador Sea.

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