South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 September 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 25 September 2017
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 September 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20.

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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 Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4600N 4800W to 4600N 4500W to 4800N 4500W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 September 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 26 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 982 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 984 mb located near Cape Farewell.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today dissipating ridge located over Labrador
Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching ridge located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM NDT 26 September 2017 A low pressure system southeast of Greenland will slowly retrograde
and move to lie off cape Farewell by this afternoon. Strong
northwesterlies over the Labrador Sea will strengthen to gale force
winds as the low approaches.

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

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