South Labrador Coast
Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 February 2016
Today Tonight and Friday
Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to west 10 to 15 this evening. Wind veering to northwest 20 overnight then backing to west 15 Friday afternoon.
Flurries ending late overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.
Temperatures minus 5 falling to minus 15 Friday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4840N 5010W
to 5145N 5010W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
9 plus tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice
except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of
first-year ice in the northeastern section. Strong ice pressure
developing today along the southern coast and easing Thursday
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 10 February 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4445N 4845W to 4445N 4715W to 4745N 4400W to 4845N
4400W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5730W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5003N 5742W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 10:00 AM EST 10 February 2016
Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NST 11 February 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located on a line
east-west over Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday low 980 mb located over the South Labrador
At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the North Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over Baffin Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 AM NST 11 February 2016 A trough of low pressure tracking northward from the Belle Isle Bank
is expected to intensify into a low pressure system over the South
Labrador Sea tonight. Strong to gale force winds are expected to
develop around the low tonight and Friday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville, South Labrador Coast and South Labrador
Sea - southeastern half.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the South Labrador Coast and the
East Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western 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 - eastern half
- Funk Island Bank - western half
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan - northern half
- Laurentian Fan - southern half
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - northwestern half
- South Labrador Sea - southeastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle
- 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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