South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 20 February 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 30 knots except west 15 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Wednesday morning.

Snow beginning Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray tonight and Wednesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 20.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 February 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 20 February 2018
Thursday Wind north 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 plus tenths grey ice including 2 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the extreme northeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5250W to 4730N 4850W
to 5040N 4820W to 5500N 5225W to 5600N 5555W to 5800N 5750W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths grey ice including 2 tenths first-year ice except 9
plus tenths first-year ice in the extreme northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4800N 5300W to 4900N 4800W to 5015N 4715W to 5115N 4715W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 20 February 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 986 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 PM NST 20 February 2018 Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies will persist tonight and
Wednesday over the Labrador Sea between an area of low pressure
southeast of Greenland and a ridge of high pressure building over
Labrador. Winds will diminish to strong tonight along the Labrador
coast.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville, South Labrador Coast, and Mid Labrador
Coast.

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

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