Mid Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 February 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind west 25 knots with gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening and to southwest 10 to 15 near noon Sunday.

Flurries ending near midnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near midnight.

Temperatures minus 25 to minus 20.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 12 February 2016
Tonight and Saturday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 February 2016
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 knots becoming northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4810N 4955W
to 5145N 5010W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of first-year ice.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4415N 4915W to 4415N 4715W to 4700N 4500W to 4745N
4515W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5041N 5918W to Newfoundland near 4952N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 February 2016

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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 988 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 989 mb located over the North Labrador

At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 986 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday intensifying low 966 mb located east of
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM NST 13 February 2016 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will slowly
drift westward throughout the forecast period. Strong to gale
Force easterlies are expected north of the low while strong to gale
force southwesterlies are forecast south of the low.

A second low pressure system will pass southeast of the East Labrador
Sea late in the day on Sunday. Strong to gale force north easterlies
will develop late on Sunday over the East Labrador Sea with this

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, the Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half
and the East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the East Labrador Sea.

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