South Labrador Coast
Issued 04:00 PM NDT 20 April 2018
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind north 30 knots increasing to north 35 Saturday afternoon.
Periods of snow and fog patches.
Temperatures near minus 1.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4730N 4915W
to 4830N 4855W to 4940N 5120W to 5320N 5210W to 5630N 5830W to 5800N
5900W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
9 tenths first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice including
a trace of old ice in the extreme northeastern section. Strong ice
pressure along parts of the coast today continuing Saturday.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 20 April 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4713N 5257W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4545W to 4645N 4515W to 4815N
4515W to 5100N 4715W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6048W to Newfoundland near 4855N 5830W.
Iceberg Count26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 4:00 PM NDT 20 April 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.
South Labrador CoastIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2018
Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM NDT 20 April 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 995 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday low 990 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 PM NDT 20 April 2018 A low pressure system south of Newfoundland will track across the
island tonight and stall over the Belle Isle Bank on Saturday. Strong
to gale force northerlies will develop in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south.
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale.
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