South Labrador Coast
Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 March 2018
Tonight and Saturday.
Wind northeast 25 knots backing to north 30 this evening then to northwest 25 Saturday evening.
Flurries ending Saturday afternoon.
Risk of freezing spray Saturday evening.
Temperatures minus 3 to zero falling to minus 12 to minus 6 Saturday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5240W to 4815N 5150W
to 4835N 4910W to 5510N 5140W to 5800N 5825W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
8 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along
the coast. Strong ice pressure developing overnight along the coast
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 23 March 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5408W to 4530N 5315W to 4500N 4745W to 4515N 4515W to 4715N
4515W to 5100N 4700W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 5130W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5723W.
Iceberg Count10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2018
Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM NDT 23 March 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today dissipating ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 994 mb located over Newfoundland.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 1000 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:57 PM NDT 23 March 2018 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Mid Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast - Saglek and
south, and the Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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