South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 19 February 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 this evening then veering to southwest 25 near midnight. Wind veering to northwest 30 late overnight. Wind northwest 30 Tuesday.

Flurries beginning this evening and ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray tonight and Tuesday.

Temperatures minus 22 to minus 14 rising to minus 16 to minus 8 this evening then falling to minus 26 to minus 18 Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 February 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 February 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday 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 18 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4750N 4900W
to 5040N 4820W to 5500N 5225W to 5600N 5555W to 5800N 5800W 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 18 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4825N 5309W to 4745N 5015W to 5015N 4715W to 5115N 4715W to 5330N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 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 AM NST 19 February 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Funk Island Bank.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 1016 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 1010 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located southeast
of Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 AM NST 19 February 2018 Strong to gale force westerlies will persist today between a trough
of low pressure southeast of Greenland and a high to the southwest.
Meanwhile, a low pressure system over Southern Quebec will track
across Southeastern Labrador this evening to lie over the South
Labrador Sea tonight. Strong south to southwesterlies ahead of the
low will veer to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

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

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

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