South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 08 December 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots except northwest 25 over southeastern sections this morning. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 this afternoon then diminishing to light this evening. Wind increasing to north 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 07 December 2016
Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 08 December 2016
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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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 EST 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5600W to 5430N 5645W to
5545N 6000W to 5755N 6120W to 6025N 6410W to 6000N 6300W to 6010N
6220W then northward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5038N 5610W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 8 December 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NST today departing low 980 mb located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 995 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Friday low 991 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located from Labrador Coast to the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM NST 8 December 2016 A low pressure system is expected to develop over the East Labrador
Sea later today and slowly drift into the Northwest Labrador Sea by
Friday afternoon. Gale force northerlies will develop northwest of
the lows track late on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast and Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale
and south, North Labrador Coast and the Northwest Labrador Sea -
northwestern half.

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