South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 January 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeast 25 knots this morning except northeast 35 to 45 over southern sections. Wind becoming northeast 35 to 45 this afternoon. Wind northeast 35 to 45 tonight and Tuesday.

Snow changing to snow or freezing rain near noon then to snow this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this morning and ending after midnight.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 15 rising to minus 2 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 January 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 January 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind south 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday 9 tenths grey ice except 8 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice over the eastern sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 4835N 5225W
to 4950N 5310W to 5015N 5435W to 5105N 5240W to 5305N 5220W to 5325N
5130W to 5435N 5200W to 5630N 5635W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice except 8 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth
first-year ice over the eastern sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5130N 5500W to 5300N 5045W to 5500N 5115W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5152N 5607W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 January 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today departing low 988 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 985 mb located over the Maritimes.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 987 mb located over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM NST 21 January 2019 Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies over the Labrador Sea
will diminish this morning as a low pressure system east of Greenland
moves further away.

An elongated area of low pressure over the Maritimes will span from
the Gulf of St. Lawrence to Belle Isle Bank by this evening, where it
will remain nearly stationary throughout the forecast period. Strong
to gale force northeasterlies will develop ahead of this feature over
southern waters today and will persist on Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except North Labrador Coast.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water.

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