South Labrador Coast - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 04 March 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind south 15 knots diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to northwest 20 Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 30 Thursday evening.

Flurries beginning this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 04 March 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 04 March 2015
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 plus tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4710N 5250W to 4735N 4700W
to 5110N 4805W to 5505N 5215W to 5645N 5600W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice
except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northeastern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 4 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5308W to 4715N 4700W to 5000N 4600W to 5100N 4600W to 5200N
4645W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 04 March 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 PM NST 4 March 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NST today departing low 960 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday trough located on a line east-west over
central Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday intensifying trough located on a line
east-west over the northern South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM NST 4 March 2015 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will continue
to move out to sea tonight. Gale force northwesterlies over the East
Labrador Sea will ease this evening as the low pulls away.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warnings is in effect for
the East Labrador Sea.

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

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