South Labrador Coast
Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 December 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to east 25 knots near noon and to east 35 this afternoon. Wind increasing to east 45 this evening and to southeast 50 after midnight. Wind diminishing to south 25 Thursday morning then increasing to southwest 35 Thursday afternoon.
Snow beginning near noon changing to rain this evening and ending near noon Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures minus 12 to minus 6 rising to plus 2 this evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5540W to 5305N 5520W to
5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 6030N 6355W to 6045N
6250W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 8 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey
ice along parts of the coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5430N 4700W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 04:00 AM NST 13 December 2017
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing ridge located east of Labrador
At 4:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 984 mb located over Maine.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 963 mb located over western Labrador.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 AM NST 13 December 2017 A low pressure system near Maine will intensify as it moves to lie
over Western Labrador later today then remain quasistationary. A warm
front associated with the low will move to lie over the Labrador Sea
by Thursday afternoon. Strong to gale force easterlies will develop
over most waters today ahead of the low and increase to gale to storm
force easterly ahead of the warm front. Strong to gale force
southerly winds are expected behind the warm front.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea,
Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half and East Labrador Sea.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea
and East Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- 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 - northwestern half
- Northern Grand Banks - southeastern half
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - northwestern half
- South Labrador Sea - southeastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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