South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 03 December 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Wind north 25 knots backing to northwest 30 Sunday morning.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray Sunday.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 4 to minus 1 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 03 December 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 4 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 03 December 2016
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 3 tenths of new ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5220N
5535W to 5335N 5540W to 5430N 5645W to 5535N 5940W to Labrador near
5745N 6145W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5900N 6310W to 5910N
6305W to 6020N 6410W to 6035N 6235W then northeastward. Sea ice west
and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths of new ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:59 PM EST 3 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5200N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5116N 5818W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5718W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 3 December 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
Quebec.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today approaching low 978 mb located southeast
of the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:41 PM NST 3 December 2016 A low pressure system will continue approaching the East Labrador Sea
from the southeast tonight and Sunday. Gale force northerlies will
develop ahead of this system tonight over the southeastern half of
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
East Labrador Sea - southeastern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Mid Labrador Coast and North Labrador Coast.

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