South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 November 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 this morning then to south 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to south 35 this evening then diminishing to southwest 20 overnight. Wind backing to southeast 25 Sunday evening.

Snow beginning this afternoon changing to periods of rain this evening. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Sunday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this morning.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 3 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 24 November 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 November 2017
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 8 tenths of new ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5205N 5540W to 5215N 5530W to
5330N 5530W to 5500N 5745W to Labrador near 5505N 5900W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths of new ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 November 2017

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 November 2017

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 4:00 AM NST 25 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 972 mb located north of the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing low 980 mb located off Baffin
Island.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 987 mb located over western Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 994 mb located over central Labrador
Sea.

By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 996 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM NST 25 November 2017 A low pressure system north of the Northwest Labrador Sea will track
northwestwards to lie off Baffin Island by this afternoon. Strong to
gale force west to northwesterlies will diminish on Saturday as the
low departs.

A second low will approach from the west today and move out into the
Labrador tonight. Gale force southerlies will develop ahead of this
system over southernmost waters this evening and diminish by Sunday
morning.

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 all waters except the East Labrador Sea.

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