South Labrador Coast
Issued 09:30 AM NDT 20 October 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind south 25 knots except southwest 15 to 20 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming west 25 this afternoon then increasing to northwest 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 45 to 55 Saturday morning.
Showers changing to a few flurries Saturday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 09:30 AM NDT 20 October 2017
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 NDT 20 October 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today deepening low 988 mb located over the Mid
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Saturday low 982 mb located southeast of Labrador
At 9:30 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching ridge located over Quebec.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:27 AM NDT 20 October 2017 A low pressure system over the Mid Labrador Coast will deepen as it
slowly crosses the South Labrador Sea today. Strong southerlies ahead
of the low will shift to gale to storm force north to northwesterlies
in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake
Melville and North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek.
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