Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 27 April 2017

Tonight and Friday

Wind west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to south 10 to 15 Friday morning. Wind backing to southeast 15 to 20 Friday afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 Friday evening.

Freezing rain beginning Friday evening.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8 rising to minus 3 Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 27 April 2017
Tonight and Friday Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 27 April 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots becoming west 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 April 2017 Today Tonight and Friday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 April 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4735N 5135W
to 5045N 5135W to 5155N 4935W to 5800N 5630W then northeastward. Sea
ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5700W to 4245N 5500W to 4230N 4535W to 4745N
4215W to 5115N 4500W to 5300N 4930W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Apr Quebec near 5021N 6239W to
Anticosti Island near 4914N 6156W then from Anticosti Island near
4910N 6225W to Newfoundland near 4737N 5914W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 27 April 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 985 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM NDT 27 April 2017 A low pressure system southeast of Greenland will slowly move
eastwards tonight. Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure over Labrador
will move to lie over the Labrador Sea Friday afternoon. Strong to
gale force west to northwesterlies over the Labrador Sea will ease
overnight as the low moves away and the ridge approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador Sea except for the South Labrador Sea - western half.

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

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