South Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 PM NST 23 November 2017
Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots except southeast 25 over southeastern sections late this afternoon and tonight. Wind becoming west 25 Friday morning then increasing to southwest 35 Friday afternoon.
Snow or rain changing to flurries Friday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures minus 3 to plus 4.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Labrador near 5205N 5540W to 5215N 5530W to
5330N 5530W to 5435N 5705W to Labrador near 5455N 5755W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 November 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 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
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 4:00 PM NST 23 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM NST 23 November 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 979 mb located over the eastern Gulf
of St. Lawrence.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday low 982 mb located over southeastern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:47 PM NST 23 November 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Central Labrador Sea will remain
nearly stationary and gradually weaken over the forecast period.
Gale force southeasterlies over easternmost waters will persist under
the influence of the trough.
An intensifying low pressure system off the west coast of
Newfoundland will pass just south of the marine district tonight,
then track northwestwards to lie over the Northwest Labrador Sea by
Friday evening. Gale force southeasterlies over eastern waters will
spread westward ahead of this system. Strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies will develop over western waters on Friday as the low
crosses the Labrador Sea.
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 Lake Melville and the Labrador coast.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- 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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