South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 24 September 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 knots diminishing to northwest 35 near midnight and to northwest 25 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 15 Tuesday evening.

Rain or snow changing to a few showers this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 September 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 September 2018
Wednesday Wind south 25 knots.
Thursday Wind south 35 knots veering to west 35.
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to south 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5331W to 5000N 4700W to 5100N 4700W to 5800N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5625W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 24 September 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 24 September 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 980 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 993 mb located south of Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today departing trough from 980 mb low located
east of the Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday approaching ridge located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 AM NDT 24 September 2018 An intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will weaken
as it slowly tracks eastwards today. Strong to gale force
northwesterly winds will persist behind low today before diminishing
Tuesday morning.

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

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