Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 26 March 2017

Tonight and Monday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 50 knots diminishing to northwest 35 Monday morning and to northwest 25 early Monday evening.

Flurries ending Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 March 2017
Tonight and Monday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 26 March 2017
Tuesday Wind north 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2017 Today Tonight and Monday 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 and continuing Monday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4710N 4910W
to 4820N 4620W to 5210N 5125W to 5455N 5140W 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 and continuing Monday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5315W to 4630N 4345W to 4715N 4150W to 5015N 4144W to 5145N
4545W to 5300N 4959W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 26 March 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 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 26 March 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 1007 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday dissipating low located south of the
Marine District.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 1002 mb located over the East
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Monday dissipating low located over the South
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM NDT 26 March 2017 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will continue to
move slowly southwards tonight. A second low over the East Labrador
Sea will move to lie over the Northwest Labrador Sea tonight and then
dissipate over the South Labrador Sea later on Monday. These systems
will maintain gale to storm force northwesterlies over most waters
into Monday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale, North Labrador Coast, and
South Labrador Sea - western half. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters except Lake Melville and South Labrador Sea -
eastern half.

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

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