South Labrador Coast
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.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 1:55 PM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce 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.
9 plus tenths of first-year ice.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 13 February 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating trough located over northern
At 4:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 983 mb located over Funk
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 StatementIssued 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
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western 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 - Cape St. Mary's and east
- South Coast - west of Cape St. Mary's
- 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
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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