South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 18 November 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northeast 35 this evening. Wind northeast 35 Sunday.

Rain and snow. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 November 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon and to 5 to 7 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 November 2017
Monday Wind southeast 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 20.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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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 EST 17 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5100N 5400W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 18 November 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 9:30 AM NST 18 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NST today departing trough located northwest of the
Marine District.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 992 mb located over the Grand Banks.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday low located southeast of Funk Island Bank.

By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday trough from low located on a line east-west
over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 AM NST 18 November 2017 A trough of low pressure northwest of the marine district will
continue westwards today. Strong to gale force northeasterly winds
over northern waters in the wake of this feature will diminish
tonight as the trough moves away.

Meanwhile, a complex area of low pressure will approach the marine
district from the southeast today. This system will spread gale force
northeasterlies across southeastern waters this afternoon and
evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, Northwest Labrador Sea, and
East Labrador Sea - southern half.

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