South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 24 March 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 this evening then veering to northwest 25 Saturday morning.

Flurries beginning after midnight and ending near noon Saturday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 March 2017
Tonight and Saturday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 24 March 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4715N 4735W
to 4745N 4615W to 5500N 5200W to 5545N 5500W to 5800N 5700W 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 24 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4945N
4200W to 5130N 4630W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5015N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 24 March 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today departing low 974 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 988 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday low 992 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough from 988 mb low located over Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday trough from 992 mb low located over the
East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located over Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing ridge located east of Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM NDT 24 March 2017 Strong to gale force northwesterlies over the East Labrador Sea
associated with a departing low pressure system south of Greenland
will diminish by this evening.

A trough of low pressure will sweep across the Labrador Sea tonight
ahead of another low pressure system approaching from Northern
Quebec. Strong to gale force westerlies are expected with the passage
of the trough. Gale to storm force northwesterlies will develop over
the North Labrador Coast late this evening behind the low as it
tracks into the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters except Lake Melville, South Labrador
Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south, and the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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