Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 26 April 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind west 20 knots except southwest 10 to 15 over southern sections. Wind increasing to northwest 25 this evening then diminishing to west 10 to 15 Thursday morning.

Snow ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray today and tonight.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 2 falling to minus 16 to minus 8 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 April 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening then subsiding to 1 or less Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 April 2017
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots becoming west 20.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 3 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the eastern and the southern sections. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4715N 5245W to 4700N 5205W
to 4730N 5145W to 5015N 5205W to 5230N 4930W to 5800N 5630W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9
plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the
eastern and the southern sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5645W to 4030N 5200W to 4100N 4645W to 4745N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from 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 9:30 AM NDT 26 April 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 993 mb located north
of the East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 AM NDT 26 April 2017 A quasi-stationary low pressure system north of the district will
gradually weaken today. Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure over
Western Labrador will approach the district this afternoon. Strong to
gale force west to northwesterlies are expected with these systems.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

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

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