South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 21 August 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 15 knots except southwest 15 to 20 over southern sections early this morning. Wind diminishing to light this morning then becoming east 10 to 15 this evening. Wind veering to southeast 15 late overnight then to south 20 near noon Wednesday.

A few showers ending Wednesday morning. Fog patches forming late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 August 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 21 August 2018
Thursday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 25.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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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 20 August 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4742N 5246W to 4530N 4700W to 4545N 4500W to 4700N 4445W to 5100N
4800W to 5700N 5400W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Aug estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5156N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 21 August 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 985 mb located over Davis Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday weakening low 999 mb located over
Davis Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line east-west over
Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM NDT 21 August 2018 A low pressure system in the Davis Strait will gradually weaken as it
drifts northward away from the district today. Strong to gale force
westerlies over northern waters will begin to diminish tonight as the
low moves away and a ridge builds in over southern waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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