South Labrador Sea - western half
Issued 09:30 AM NDT 29 April 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots except southwest 35 over southern sections today. Wind becoming northeast 25 to 35 near midnight then becoming northeast 25 late overnight. Wind backing to northwest 25 Saturday afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday evening.
Snow and rain changing to a few flurries or showers this evening and ending Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland 4840N 5300W to 4920N 5140W to
5140N 4950W to 5520N 5215W to 5605N 5520W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
8 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice
including a trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 28 April 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4400N 4945W to 4400N 4745W to 4515N 4245W to 4700N
4130W to 4845N 4215W to 5000N 4315W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 09:30 AM NDT 29 April 2016
'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 9:30 AM NDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 980 mb located east of
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 977 mb located over southwestern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:20 AM NDT 29 April 2016 A low pressure system east of the Labrador Sea will intensify as it
moves southwestwards towards the South Labrador Coast today. Strong
to gale force northeast to northwesterlies will spread across the
marine district today ahead of this system.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the South Labrador Coast.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - northern half
- Funk Island Bank - southern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast - northern half
- South Labrador Coast - southern half
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
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