South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 24 November 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 late overnight then backing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind backing to south 20 Saturday afternoon then increasing to south 35 Saturday evening.

Snow beginning Saturday afternoon changing to rain Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to minus 2 to plus 3 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 24 November 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 24 November 2017
Sunday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15 in the morning then increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 8 tenths of new ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5205N 5540W to 5215N 5530W to
5330N 5530W to 5500N 5745W to Labrador near 5505N 5900W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths of new ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 24 November 2017

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 24 November 2017

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 24 November 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 973 mb located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday departing low 980 mb located off Baffin
Island.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 985 mb located over western Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday low 987 mb located west of Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 PM NST 24 November 2017 A low pressure system over the northern edge of the Northwest
Labrador Sea will track northwestwards to lie off Baffin Island
Saturday morning. Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies will
diminish on Saturday as the low departs.

A second low will approach from the west on Saturday. Gale force
southerlies will develop ahead of this system over southernmost
waters on Saturday night.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

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

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