Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 27 March 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 this evening then diminishing to northwest 20 Saturday morning. Wind backing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

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

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4 falling to minus 12 Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 March 2015
Tonight and Friday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 27 March 2015
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 25 in the morning.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4750N 5245W to 4650N
4510W to 4900N 4500W to 4930N 4730W to 5500N 5230W to 5600N 5630W to
5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5335W to 4445N 4800W to 4445N 4700W to 4715N 4230W to 5000N
4300W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 27 March 2015

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 AM NDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located over southeastern
Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 990 mb located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today intensifying trough located over the South
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located over the South Labrador
Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM NDT 27 March 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the East Labrador Sea.

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