Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 05 February 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 Saturday morning then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Saturday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Saturday morning and ending Saturday evening.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 15.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 05 February 2016
Tonight and Saturday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 05 February 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 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 5 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4930N 5105W
to 5500N 5105W 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 5 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4530N 4800W to 4530N 4700W to 4630N 4600W to 4830N
4500W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5830W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5117N 5816W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Issued 4:00 PM NST 05 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 5 February 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday quasi-stationary ridge located over
western Labrador.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today deepening low 1002 mb located southeast of
Cape Cod.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday deepening low 962 mb located northeast
of Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 PM NST 5 February 2016 A low pressure system off the us Eastern Seaboard is expected to
steadily deepen as it tracks northeastward to lie northeast of the
Funk Island Bank as an intense storm by Saturday afternoon.
Northwesterly winds will increase to gale force Saturday afternoon or
evening over southeastern waters as the low approaches.

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

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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