South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 21 January 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots except northwest 15 over southern sections. Wind increasing to northwest 40 this evening except west 25 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to west 30 after midnight except west 15 to 20 over southern sections. Wind west 30 except west 15 to 20 over southern sections Monday.

Flurries ending late overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 January 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon and to light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 JANUARY 2018 TODAY TONIGHT AND MONDAY 9 TENTHS OF GREY ICE INCLUDING 4 TENTHS OF GREY-WHITE ICE. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 JANUARY 2018 TODAY TONIGHT AND MONDAY

Ice Edge

ICE EDGE ESTIMATED FROM NEWFOUNDLAND NEAR 4835N 5300W TO 4935N 5320W
TO 5025N 5525W TO 5035N 5230W TO 5430N 5220W TO 5720N 5735W TO 5800N
5750W THEN NORTHWARDS. SEA ICE WEST OF THE ICE EDGE.

Ice Coverage

9 TENTHS OF GREY ICE INCLUDING 4 TENTHS OF GREY-WHITE ICE.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5325N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 21 January 2018

'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 4:00 PM NST 21 January 2018 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 978 mb located over the northeastern
Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday weakening low 985 mb located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM NST 21 January 2018 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will slowly
weaken as it drifts southward tonight. This system will bring gale
force northwesterlies to western waters tonight and Monday, with
strong to gale force east to southeasterlies to its east.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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