South Labrador Coast - northern half
Issued 09:30 AM NST 24 January 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 near noon Wednesday and to northwest 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.
Risk of freezing spray today and Wednesday.
Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5055N 5145W
to 5135N 5005W to 5520N 5150W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
9 plus tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice
except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of
first-year ice in the northern and eastern sections.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5615W to 4900N 5100W to 4900N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5734W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5659W.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 09:30 AM NST 24 January 2017
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 AM NST 24 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 958 mb located southeast
At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located from the North Labrador
Coast to Lake Melville.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:21 AM NST 24 January 2017 A low pressure system southeast of Greenland will deepen today as it
remains nearly stationary. Meanwhile a ridge of high pressure over
Western Labrador will begin to drift slowly eastward. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies will increase to gale to storm force today over
the Labrador Sea. Winds will begin to diminish tonight and Wednesday
as the ridge moves out into the Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for the Labrador coast.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
Due to extensive ice coverage, freezing spray warnings will be
suspended for Labrador coastal waters until the ice begins to
retreat. In the meantime, there is still a risk that freezing spray
may be encountered in any leads or small openings.
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