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South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 17 September 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots diminishing to northeast 25 this evening then backing to northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Showers ending late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 17 September 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 4 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 17 September 2019
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 July 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 September 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Sep estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5155N 5600W to 5140N 5430W to 5230N 5000W to 5330N 5000W to
5700N 5500W to 6100N 5800W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 17 September 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 17 September 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 1003 mb located over eastern Funk
Island Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 998 mb located northeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over southern Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough from low located over eastern
Newfoundland.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today building ridge located over the Torngat
Mountains.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 AM NDT 17 September 2019 A low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will slowly drift
eastward today. A trough extending northwest of the low over Belle
Isle Bank will move to lie over the East Coast of Newfoundland
tonight. Strong to gale force north to northeasterlies can be
expected in the wake of these features.

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

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