South Labrador Coast
Issued 09:30 AM NST 13 February 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday
Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 this afternoon and to light late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday morning then backing to southwest 15 to 20 Sunday evening.
Flurries ending near noon.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending this afternoon. Freezing spray beginning Sunday morning.
Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12 falling to minus 24 to minus 16 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4810N 4955W
to 5145N 5010W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice
except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the northeastern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 12 February 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4415N 4915W to 4415N 4715W to 4700N 4500W to 4745N
4515W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5041N 5918W to Newfoundland near 4952N 5749W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 09:30 AM NST 13 February 2016
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 SynopsisIssued 9:30 AM NST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 990 mb located near the North Labrador
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday low 990 mb located over northern Labrador.
At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 986 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday intensifying low 966 mb located east of
At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough from low located on a line east-west
over Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday trough from low located from Labrador to
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:23 AM NST 13 February 2016 A low pressure system located near the North Labrador Coast will
slowly drift westward throughout the forecast period. A trough of low
pressure currently extending eastward from this low will rotate
northwestward to lie northwest of the Labrador Sea by Sunday morning.
Strong to gale force easterlies are expected north of the low and
trough while strong to gale force southwesterlies are forecast south
of the low and trough.
In addition, a second low pressure system will pass southeast of the
East Labrador Sea late in the day on Sunday. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies will develop late on Sunday over the East Labrador
Sea north of this system.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half and the East Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the East Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - northwestern half
- Funk Island Bank - southeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan - northwestern half
- Laurentian Fan - southeastern half
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - northwestern half
- South Labrador Sea - southeastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
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