South Labrador Coast
Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 January 2018
Tonight and Saturday.
Wind west 25 knots except west 15 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 Saturday morning and to variable 10 to 15 Saturday evening.
Flurries beginning Saturday evening.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending Saturday evening.
Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5345W to
4950N 5400W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5105N
5245W to 5520N 5255W to 5610N 5605W to 5800N 5720W then northwards.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.
9 tenths of grey ice including 4 tenths of grey-white ice except 9
plus tenths of grey-white ice in the northern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5330N 5615W to 5330N 5200W 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 4:00 PM NST 19 January 2018
Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 PM NST 19 January 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday trough located on a line east-west over
At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Labrador.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:54 PM NST 19 January 2018 An intensifying trough of low pressure will persist over the Labrador
Sea throughout the forecast period. As the trough deepens, strong to
gale force easterlies will develop over northeastern waters, while
strong to gale force westerlies to northwesterlies will develop to
its west and south.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except East Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western 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 - 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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