South Labrador Coast
Issued 09:30 PM NST 21 January 2018
Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 40 knots except west 25 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to west 30 after midnight except west 15 to 20 over southern sections. Wind west 30 except west 15 to 20 over southern sections Monday.
Flurries ending late overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.
Risk of freezing spray.
Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 21 JANUARY 2018 TODAY TONIGHT AND MONDAY
Ice EdgeICE EDGE ESTIMATED FROM NEWFOUNDLAND NEAR 4835N 5300W TO 4935N 5320W
TO 5025N 5525W TO 5035N 5230W TO 5430N 5220W TO 5720N 5735W TO 5800N
5750W THEN NORTHWARDS. SEA ICE WEST OF THE ICE EDGE.
9 TENTHS OF GREY ICE INCLUDING 4 TENTHS OF GREY-WHITE ICE.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5325N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 9:30 PM NST 21 January 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM NST 21 January 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 982 mb located over the northern
Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday dissipating low 998 mb located over the
central South Labrador Sea.
At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 972 mb located northeast of Belle
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday quasi-stationary low 968 mb located
southeast of Greenland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:25 PM NST 21 January 2018 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will slowly
weaken as it drifts southward tonight and Monday. Meanwhile, a low
pressure system northeast of Belle Isle Bank will move to lie
southeast of Greenland by Monday morning where it will remain nearly
stationary. These systems will bring gale force northwesterlies to
western waters tonight and Monday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and East Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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