South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 16 November 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 this morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening. Wind becoming northeast 10 to 15 Saturday morning.

Periods of snow beginning near noon Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this morning.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 November 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 16 November 2018
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 November 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 November 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5415N 5800W to
Newfoundland 5420N 5755W.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5755N 6200W to 6010N
6410W to Newfoundland 6015N 6420W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5200N 5400W to 5200N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 16 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 16 November 2018

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 AM NST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 956 mb located east of the Marine
District.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing low 966 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located off Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:40 AM NST 16 November 2018 A powerful low pressure system will continue moving eastward into the
North Atlantic throughout the day. Meanwhile, a trough of low
pressure is expected to intensify off the coast of Greenland today.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies will weaken today as a ridge
builds in from the west, however, strong winds will persist in
eastern waters in response to the trough.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Lake Melville, South Labrador Coast, and Mid Labrador
Coast.

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