South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 December 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 near noon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Wednesday evening.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 2 falling to minus 10 to minus 5 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 11 December 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight and to 2 to 3 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 December 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 in the morning.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 5 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4935N 5430W to 4945N
5430W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5535W. Sea ice south of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to
5050N 5545W to 5145N 5505W to 5340N 5515W to 5630N 6025W to 5805N
6140W to 5800N 6015W then eastward. Sea ice west and north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along
parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5130N 5430W to 5230N 5000W to 5500N 5000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located over the
coast of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary high located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM NST 11 December 2018 A large area of high pressure will remain quasi-stationary over
Quebec and a trough of low pressure will remain quasi-stationary over
the coast of Greenland. Gale force northwesterlies will persist over
most waters throughout the forecast period between these features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek, and the
Labrador Sea.

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

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