South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 27 March 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray today and Tuesday.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10 rising to minus 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 27 March 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 27 March 2017
Wednesday Wind north 25 knots.
Thursday Wind north 25 knots.
Friday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4720N 4825W
to 4730N 4650W to 5210N 5100W to 5450N 5155W to 5600N 5450W to 5800N
5630W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4715N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4800N 4430W to 5000N 4330W to 5145N
4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 27 March 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 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 1014 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating low located over the South
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 963 mb located east
of the Flemish Cap.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 AM NDT 27 March 2017 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will move
southward and dissipate over the South Labrador Sea this afternoon.
Meanwhile, an intense low east of the Flemish Cap will remain nearly
stationary. Gale force northwesterlies will subside over most waters
today as the first low dissipates but will persist over southern
coastal waters into Tuesday under the influence of the system to the
southeast.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville, South Labrador Sea - eastern half, East
Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for South Labrador Sea - western half.

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