South Labrador Coast
Issued 04:00 AM NST 28 February 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 25 knots increasing to west 35 this morning then diminishing to northwest 25 after midnight. Wind backing to southwest 15 to 20 Wednesday morning then becoming north 20 Wednesday evening.
Flurries today. Periods of snow beginning Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Risk of freezing spray today and tonight.
Temperatures minus 16 to minus 12 rising to minus 3 Wednesday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5235W to 4725N 5100W
to 4830N 4900W to 5045N 4830W to 5515N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
9 plus tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year
ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northeastern
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 27 February 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5301W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4600W to 4700N 4545W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5000N 5741W.
Iceberg Count26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 04:54 AM NST 28 February 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 NST 28 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today weakening low 980 mb located north of
By 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located north of the Northwest
At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday departing trough located southeast of
At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located over southeastern Labrador.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 AM NST 28 February 2017 A low pressure system will remain quasi-stationary north of the
Labrador Sea and gradually weaken into a trough by this afternoon.
Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure over the East Labrador Sea will
move southeastward and out of the district by this evening.
A ridge of high pressure will approach the district today. Winds will
increase to strong to gale force northwesterlies over most waters
today between the troughs and approaching ridge.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south, North
Labrador Coast - north of Saglek, South Labrador Sea, and Northwest
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
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- Anticosti - eastern half
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- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
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- Bras d'Or Lakes
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- Funk Island Bank - northern half
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