South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 24 March 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots backing to southwest 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind southwest 25 to 35 Monday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate at times severe freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero falling to minus 20 to minus 12 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 March 2019
Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 24 March 2019
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind west 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday 1 tenth first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme western and southwestern sections. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5300W to 4940N 5235W
to 4950N 5115W to 4615N 4615W to 4720N 4405W to 4905N 4640W to 5235N
4855W to 5505N 5150W to 5615N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 7 tenths
first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme western
and southwestern sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4110N 4935W to 4615N 4145W to 4930N
4110W to 5620N 5315W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 24 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 24 March 2019

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 NDT 24 March 2019 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday quasi-stationary trough located north of
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM NDT 24 March 2019 A trough over the East Labrador Sea will move north of the marine
district tonight. Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies can be
expected over all waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, and the Labrador Sea.

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

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