South Labrador Coast
Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 March 2017
Today Tonight and Monday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 this afternoon.
Flurries beginning near noon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Risk of freezing spray.
Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10 rising to minus 10 to minus 4 Monday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4700N 4840W
to 4840N 4655W to 5500N 5200W to 5630N 5540W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 25 March 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4145W to 5000N
4145W to 5145N 4615W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.
Iceberg CountMore than 100 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 04:00 AM NDT 26 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NDT 26 March 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located over central Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday dissipating low located south of the
At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 998 mb located east of the East
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday low 1007 mb located over central Labrador
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:54 AM NDT 26 March 2017 A low pressure system over the Central Labrador Sea will continue to
move slowly southwards today. A second low approaching from the east
will move to lie over the Central Labrador Sea tonight. These systems
will maintain gale to storm force northwesterlies over most waters
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale, North Labrador Coast, and
South Labrador Sea - western half. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters except Lake Melville and South Labrador Sea -
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for South Labrador Sea.
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