South Labrador Coast
Issued 09:30 AM NDT 18 March 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 near noon and to northwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday.
Flurries ending near noon.
Risk of freezing spray.
Temperatures minus 12 to minus 7.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 18 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from near 4650N 5540W to 4620N 5245W to 4835N
5140W to 4710N 4800W to 4315N 5030W to 4225N 4910W to 4805N 4515W to
4910N 4725W to 5520N 5200W to 5625N 5730W to 5800N 5915W 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 18 March 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4340N 4930W to 4340N 4840W to 4555N 4315W to 4800N
4150W to 5200N 4500W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5730W.
Iceberg Count26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 09:30 AM NDT 18 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 9:30 AM NDT 18 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 972 mb located over the East Labrador
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary low 970 mb located east
At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight approaching ridge located over western
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:25 AM NDT 18 March 2019 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will move to lie
south of Greenland tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
gradually diminish today and tonight as the low pulls away and a
ridge builds from the west.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and the North Labrador Coast.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
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- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
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