South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 January 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 this morning and to light early this evening. Wind increasing to northeast 10 to 15 late overnight then backing to north 20 near noon Wednesday.

Snow beginning late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water severe freezing spray becoming moderate this morning and ending this evening. Moderate freezing spray beginning near noon Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 25 to minus 20 rising to minus 12 to minus 4 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 27 January 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 January 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 5135N 4925W to 5510N 5300W to 5605N 5540W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:01 AM EST 26 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5030N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 January 2015

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 January 2015

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 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today departing trough located southeast of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM NST 27 January 2015 A trough of low pressure over southeastern sections of the South
Labrador Sea will track southeastward and out of the marine district
today. Storm force northwesterlies over southern sections of the
South Labrador Sea will diminish to strong to gale force westerlies
by this morning as the trough moves away.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
South Labrador Sea - southern half. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters except Lake Melville.

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

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