South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 23 March 2017

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25 near noon Friday and to west 15 to 20 Friday afternoon. Wind backing to southwest 25 Friday evening.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 March 2017
Tonight and Friday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 March 2017
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 25 in the morning.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45.
Monday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday 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 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4715N 4735W
to 4745N 4615W to 5145N 5010W to 5210N 5140W to 5500N 5240W to 5650N
5650W 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 23 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4915N
4200W to 5230N 4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4925N 5802W to Quebec near 5032N 5954W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 23 March 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 9:30 PM NDT 23 March 2017 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 986 mb located over eastern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Friday departing low 979 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Friday ridge located over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM NDT 23 March 2017 A low pressure system over the Belle Isle Bank will pass southeast of
the marine district tonight and into Friday. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies can be expected over most waters as the low passes.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south, South
Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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

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