South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 02 April 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind light increasing to northwest 10 to 15 knots this morning and to northwest 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 30 this evening then diminishing to northwest 20 overnight. Wind diminishing to light Friday afternoon then becoming southeast 15 Friday evening.

Flurries ending Friday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 3 rising to minus 2 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 01 April 2015
Tonight and Thursday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 02 April 2015
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4855N 4450W to 4935N 4650W to 5550N 5235W to 5630N 5555W to
5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4815W to 4430N 4715W to 4700N 4130W to 4930N
4200W to 6000N 5639W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 2 April 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 984 mb located northeast of the Avalon
Peninsula.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 986 mb located southeast of Labrador
Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today weakening trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating trough located over the South
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over southeastern Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday trough located over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM NDT 2 April 2015 An area of low pressure east of Newfoundland will track northeastward
today to lie southeast of the Labrador Sea by tonight. Strong to gale
force northeasterly winds will develop this afternoon over eastern
waters north of this feature. Winds will shift to strong
northwesterlies Friday morning as the low moves away from the
district.

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

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

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