South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 January 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind light increasing to northeast 25 knots early this morning then backing to northwest 30 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 near midnight and to northwest 10 to 15 near noon Wednesday. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Periods of snow ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near noon Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 15 rising to minus 5 this morning then falling to minus 15 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 January 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 January 2017
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4930N 5310W
to 5000N 5400W to 5305N 5120W to 5500N 5245W to 5600N 5550W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5045N 5000W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 January 2017

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 AM NST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 1004 mb located over the western Strait
of Belle Isle.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 1003 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today building ridge located over northern
Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM NST 17 January 2017 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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