South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 22 March 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 30 Saturday morning then diminishing to north 15 Saturday evening.

Flurries or showers changing to periods of snow after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray overnight and Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 3 to zero falling to minus 6 Saturday morning then rising to zero Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 March 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 22 March 2019
Sunday Wind light increasing to northwest 25 to 35 knots in the morning.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday 7 tenths grey ice including a trace of first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northeastern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4635N 5335W to 4610N 5235W
to 4905N 5210W to 4615N 4710W to 4725N 4410W to 4910N 4655W to 5355N
5035W to 5635N 5705W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths grey ice including a trace of first-year ice except 9
tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the
northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4135N 5100W to 4135N 4900W to 4600N 4215W to 4900N
4215W to 5340N 4900W to 5650N 5400W to 6000N 5930W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 22 March 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Saturday departing trough located east of
Labrador Sea.

By 9:30 p.m. NDT Saturday approaching low 987 mb located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM NDT 22 March 2019 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will move
southeastward to lie east of the Labrador Sea on Saturday morning.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake will diminish
Saturday morning.

By Saturday morning, strong easterlies will begin to develop over
southern waters as the result of a slow moving low pressure currently
over the Gulf of Maine.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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