South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 23 September 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 45 to 55 knots becoming northwest 45 late overnight. Wind northwest 45 Monday.

Rain or snow changing to showers late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 September 2018
Tonight and Monday. Seas 8 to 11 metres subsiding to 6 to 8 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 September 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots veering to west 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5331W to 5000N 4700W to 5100N 4700W to 5800N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5625W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 23 September 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PM NDT 23 September 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary low 966 mb located over
the East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough from 966 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday trough located on a line north-south over
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM NDT 23 September 2018 An intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will remain
nearly stationary and slowly weaken. A trough extending from the low
into the South Labrador Sea will pivot around the low tonight.

Gale to storm force west to southwesterlies south of the trough will
shift to gale force northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will diminish
to strong to gale force northwesterly on Monday as the low weakens.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the South Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters.

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