South Labrador Coast
Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 March 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 late this morning and to southwest 35 early this afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 35 this evening with gusts to 45 ending near midnight. Wind diminishing to west 25 Thursday morning and to southwest 15 near noon Thursday. Wind increasing to south 30 Thursday afternoon.
Flurries late this afternoon tonight and Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Risk of freezing spray today and Thursday.
Temperatures minus 16 to minus 10 rising to minus 4 Thursday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from near 4650N 5540W to 4620N 5245W to 4835N
5140W to 4710N 4800W to 4315N 5030W to 4225N 4910W to 4820N 4505W to
4910N 4725W to 5520N 5200W to 5625N 5730W to 5800N 5900W then
northward. Sea ice is north then west of the ice edge.
5 tenths grey ice including a trace of first-year ice except 8
tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4250N 4940W to 4250N 4830W to 4610N 4235W to 4900N
4230W to 5400N 4850W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5730W.
Iceberg Count26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 04:00 AM NDT 20 March 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
southern Grand Banks.
At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located southeast of the Marine
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 AM NDT 20 March 2019 A trough of low pressure over Northern Quebec will cross Labrador
today to lie southeast of the marine district tonight. Strong to gale
force westerlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except North Labrador Coast.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
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