South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 19 November 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind west 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 near midnight then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Tuesday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 November 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 November 2018
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots backing to north 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 20.
Friday Wind north 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 7 tenths new ice in some small bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5625W to 5435N 5705W to
5555N 6005W to 5750N 6135W to 6005N 6335W to 6040N 6245W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths new ice in some small bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5539W to 5100N 5330W to 5145N 5030W to 5300N 5030W to
5700N 5300W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 19 November 2018

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 AM NST 19 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 978 mb located over the northern
Atlantic Ocean.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday low 987 mb located north of the East
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over the Northwest Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing trough from 987 mb low located
east of the East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:10 AM NST 19 November 2018 An intense low pressure system over the North Atlantic will drift
slowly northward to lie north of the East Labrador Sea Tuesday
morning. Gale force west to northwesterlies will develop today and
tonight over the Labrador Sea as the low approaches. Winds will
diminish to strong southwesterlies as the low departs to the north on
Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador Sea.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except East
Labrador Sea.

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