South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 12 December 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots tonight and Thursday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections tonight and Thursday.

Temperatures minus 6 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 12 December 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 12 December 2018
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5320W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5355W to
4930N 5400W to 4930N 5425W to 4945N 5430W to Newfoundland near 4950N
5540W. Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5025N 5625W to 5025N
5605W to 5130N 5515W to 5355N 5525W to 5555N 5925W to 5805N 6135W to
5800N 6015W then eastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5545W to 5110N 5430W to 5230N 5000W to 5500N 5000W to 5730N
5700W to 6000N 5900W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 12 December 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 12 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 12 December 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located over the
coast of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary high located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM NST 12 December 2018 A large area of high pressure will remain quasi-stationary over
Quebec and a trough of low pressure will remain quasi-stationary over
the coast of Greenland. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
persist over most waters throughout the forecast period between these
features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek and the Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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