Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 February 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 30 this evening and to northwest 20 Monday morning. Wind backing to west 15 Monday evening.

Snow changing to a few flurries this afternoon and ending Monday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray today and Monday.

Temperatures minus 15 to minus 12 falling to minus 19 near noon Monday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 February 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 February 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 plus tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northeastern sections. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today and easing Sunday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 plus tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year
ice including a trace of old ice in the northeastern sections.
Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today and easing Sunday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4600N 4715W to 4615N 4545W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 February 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2017

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today weakening low 966 mb located over Labrador
Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight weakening low 987 mb located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM NST 19 February 2017 An intense low pressure system over the Labrador Sea will move east
of the marine district by this evening. Gale to storm force winds can
be expected for most waters today around this low.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
North Labrador Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for Mid Labrador
Coast, South Labrador Sea, and Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern
half.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

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