South Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 October 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 this morning except variable 15 over northwestern sections. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening and to variable 10 to 15 Tuesday afternoon.
Showers beginning late overnight and ending Tuesday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5300N 5145W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM NDT 23 October 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 4:00 AM NDT 23 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 958 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today departing low 970 mb located southeast
At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
the East Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:57 AM NDT 23 October 2017 Strong to gale force northwesterlies over eastern waters will
diminish today as a low pressure system southeast of Greenland
weakens and moves further east.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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