South Labrador Coast
Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 November 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 early this morning and to northeast 40 near noon. Wind backing to northwest 40 this evening then diminishing to variable 15 to 20 near noon Thursday. Wind increasing to north 25 Thursday evening.
Snow changing to flurries near midnight and ending near noon Thursday. Snow beginning Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4 rising to zero this afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5625W to 5435N 5705W to
5555N 6005W to 5750N 6135W to 6005N 6335W to 6040N 6245W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 7 tenths new ice in some small bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5100N 5330W to 5100N 5000W to 5300N 5000W to
5600N 5200W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 04:00 AM NST 21 November 2018
'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 4:00 AM NST 21 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 999 mb located over Nova
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday deepening low 968 mb located over the
South Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over the
South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located north of the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 AM NST 21 November 2018 A deepening low pressure system will approach the marine district
from the south today. Gale force north to northeasterlies will spread
across most waters today as the low approaches. Storm to hurricane
force easterlies will develop over the East Labrador Sea while storm
to hurricane force northwesterlies develop over western waters as the
low tracks northwards across the Labrador Sea tonight.
Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and East
Labrador Sea. Storm warnings are in effect for Mid Labrador Coast and
South Labrador Sea. A gale warning is in effect for South Labrador
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Labrador Coast and East Labrador
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