South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 14 February 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 this morning then backing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to west 30 Monday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray becoming severe Monday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 24 to minus 16.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 14 February 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 14 February 2016
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 1:55 PM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 1:55 PM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4805N 4950W
to 5325N 5040W to 5520N 5240W to 5630N 5545W to 5800N 5830W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4400N 4915W to 4400N 4745W to 4700N 4500W to 4745N
4515W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5036N 5931W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5753W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 14 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 14 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 990 mb located over the North Labrador
Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating trough located over northern
Labrador.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 983 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday quasi-stationary low 958 mb located east
of Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough from 990 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today dissipating trough located from Ungava Bay
to Davis Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 AM NST 14 February 2016 A low pressure system located over the North Labrador Coast will
slowly drift westward today, then dissipate over Northern Labrador
this evening. Strong to gale force northeasterlies to the north of
the low will diminish this morning as it moves off.

A second, deepening low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will
move northeastward to lie east of the Labrador Sea tonight, where it
will remain nearly stationary for the remainder of the forecast
period. Gale to storm force northwesterlies will develop tonight and
Monday over most waters to the west of this system.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are
in effect for all remaining waters except Lake Melville and the South
Labrador Coast.

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

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