South Labrador Coast
Issued 09:30 AM NDT 24 March 2019
Today Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 becoming west 35 this evening then diminishing to southwest 25 Monday morning.
Flurries ending this evening.
Risk of freezing spray today and tonight.
Temperatures minus 4 falling to minus 18 to minus 10 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5300W to 4940N 5235W
to 4950N 5115W to 4615N 4615W to 4720N 4405W to 4905N 4640W to 5235N
4855W to 5505N 5150W to 5615N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.
8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4110N 4935W to 4615N 4145W to 4930N
4110W to 5620N 5315W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.
Iceberg Count51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 09:30 AM NDT 24 March 2019
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 AM NDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 971 mb located over southeastern
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday quasi-stationary trough located north of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:19 AM NDT 24 March 2019 A low pressure system over the Southeastern Labrador Sea will weaken
into a trough by this afternoon over the East Labrador Sea. Strong to
gale force easterlies ahead of this feature will shift to strong to
gale force northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, and the Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
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