Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 30 April 2017

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots with gusts to 50 near fjords late this afternoon and this evening and northwest 15 to 20 over northern sections Monday.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 April 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 30 April 2017
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots backing to northeast 15 to 20.
Thursday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5240W to 4735N 5135W
to 5055N 4925W to 5230N 5000W to 5800N 5630W then northeastward. Sea
ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5630W to 4245N 5500W to 4215N 4900W to 4600N
4415W to 5000N 4545W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6314W to Newfoundland near 4737N 5916W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 30 April 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 30 April 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today weakening low 990 mb located over central
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Monday trough located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT Monday approaching ridge located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM NDT 30 April 2017 A low pressure system over Central Labrador Sea will continue to
drift slowly southeastward and weaken tonight. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies can be expected to the east of the low and gale to
storm force northwesterlies to its west.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea - western half,
Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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