South Labrador Coast
Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 January 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday
Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early this morning and to northwest 10 to 15 near noon. Wind diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to south 10 to 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to south 15 to 20 Thursday morning.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending near noon. Freezing spray beginning Thursday morning.
Temperatures near minus 15.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 5000N 5315W
to 5300N 5045W to 5500N 5230W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.
9 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9
plus tenths of grey-white ice in the northeastern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5030N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 04:00 AM NST 18 January 2017
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 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the South Labrador Sea.
At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight approaching low located over northern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:57 AM NST 18 January 2017 A low pressure system over Hudson Bay will move to lie over Northern
Quebec this evening. Strong to gale force southerly winds will
develop over northern waters ahead of this low. Winds will diminish
by Thursday morning as the low weakens.
Marine interests are advised the gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast and Northwest Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.
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