Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 27 March 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 Tuesday morning.

Risk of freezing spray late this evening overnight and Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 27 March 2017
Tonight and Tuesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 27 March 2017
Wednesday Wind north 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today easing Tuesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4720N 4825W
to 4730N 4650W to 5210N 5100W to 5450N 5155W to 5600N 5450W to 5800N
5630W 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 including a trace of old ice. Strong
ice pressure in the pack ice today easing Tuesday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4715N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4800N 4430W to 5000N 4330W to 5145N
4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 12:54 PM EDT 27 March 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 9:30 PM NDT 27 March 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 964 mb located east of the Flemish Cap.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday departing low located east of the Marine
District.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over central Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM NDT 27 March 2017 An intense low pressure system east of the Flemish Cap will remain
nearly stationary tonight. Gale force northwesterlies over southern
waters will subside over southern coastal waters on Tuesday as the
system begins to move slowly eastward.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south, and
the South Labrador Sea - eastern half.

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

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