South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 February 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots tonight and Wednesday.

Flurries beginning this evening and ending Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 15.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 February 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 February 2019
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday 8 grey ice including a trace of first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the northeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4745N 5015W
to 4825N 4825W to 5010N 5005W to 5115N 4820W to 5515N 5250W to 5535N
5605W to 5800N 5835W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4739N 5247W to 4715N 4830W to 4900N 4645W to 5210N 4700W to 5700N
5400W to 6040N 5945W to 6325N 5535W to 5700N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 19 February 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 19 February 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 976 mb located southeast
of Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM NST 19 February 2019 A broad area of low pressure southeast of the Labrador Sea will
remain nearly stationary throughout the forecast period. Gale force
northwesterlies will persist across most waters through Wednesday
behind the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

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

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