South Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 28 March 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 7.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 28 March 2015
Tonight and Sunday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 28 March 2015
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to east 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4750N 5245W to 4705N
4530W to 4845N 4500W to 4930N 4645W to 5500N 5230W to 5600N 5630W to
5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4830W to 4430N 4730W to 4700N 4200W to 4945N
4245W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5820W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 28 March 2015

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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 28 March 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 990 mb located near Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 983 mb located over the East Labrador

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
southern Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Sunday dissipating ridge located over Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM NDT 28 March 2015 A low pressure system near Ungava Bay will move eastward
Across northern sections of the Labrador Sea tonight and Sunday.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop over the Labrador
Sea on Sunday in the wake of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Sea - northern half, Northwest Labrador Sea and East
Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the East Labrador Sea.

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