South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 25 January 2015

Tonight and Monday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 50 knots becoming northwest 50 this evening then diminishing to west 40 early Monday morning.

Snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water severe freezing spray beginning near midnight.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1 falling to minus 15 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 25 January 2015
Tonight and Monday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 25 January 2015
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today and easing Monday morning. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 5135N 4925W to 5540N 5250W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today and easing Monday morning.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5045N 4845W to 5145N 4845W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 25 January 2015

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 25 January 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 25 January 2015 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 948 mb located near Mary's Harbour.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Monday low 944 mb located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM NST 25 January 2015 An intense low pressure system over Southeastern Labrador at forecast
issue time will track across the South Labrador Sea tonight. It will
continue to track northeast and exit the East Labrador Sea by Monday
evening. Gale to storm force easterlies north of its track will shift
to gale to hurricane force northwesterlies in its wake. Storm force
southwesterlies will develop to the south of its track.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for the East Labrador Sea. Storm warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters except Lake Melville where a gale warning is in
effect.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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