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South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 18 July 2024

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 near midnight then veering to southwest 15 to 20 Friday morning. Wind veering to northwest 25 Friday afternoon then increasing to northwest 35 Friday evening.

Showers and fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 18 July 2024
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 18 July 2024
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 20 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to west 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 July 2024 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 July 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6134N 6333W to 6200N 5948W then
northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:13 PM EDT 18 July 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4923N 5528W to 5040N 4757W to 5725N 5105W to 5915N 5045W then
eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5114N 5848W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 18 July 2024

'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 NDT 18 July 2024 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line east-west over
Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Friday low 996 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today dissipating ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 18 July 2024 A low pressure centre will develop in a trough over Labrador tonight
before moving to lie over the South Labrador Sea on Friday. Moderate
to strong southeasterlies east of the trough will increase to gale
force easterlies as the low forms overnight. Winds will shift to
strong to gale force northwesterlies late in the day on Friday in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
South Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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