Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 25 February 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 this evening then becoming southeast 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Sunday morning and to southeast 35 to 45 Sunday afternoon.

Snow beginning near midnight changing to freezing rain Sunday morning then to rain and fog banks Sunday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog banks.

Risk of freezing spray Sunday morning.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 15 rising to plus 1 Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 25 February 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 25 February 2017
Monday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the eastern section. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Arctic - Eastern Arctic marine weather areas Baker Lake Airport Chesterfield Inlet Airport Coral Harbour Airport Gjoa Haven Airport Kugaaruk Airport Rankin Inlet Airport Shepherd Bay Airport Whale Cove Airport Arctic Bay Brevoort Island Qikiqtarjuaq Airport Cape Dorset Airport Cape Dyer Cape Hooper Clyde River Airport Grise Fiord Airport Hall Beach Airport Igloolik Airport Iqaluit Airport Longstaff Bluff Pangnirtung Airport Pond Inlet Airport Naujaat Resolute Airport Resolution Island Rowley Island Airport Taloyoak Airport Wager Bay Akulivik Airport Ivujivik Airport Puvirnituq Airport Kangiqsujuaq Airport Kangirsuk Airport Quaqtaq Airport Tasiujaq Airport Cape Kakkiviak Cape Kiglapait Nain Airport Saglek Cape Mercy Kimmirut Airport Aupaluk Airport Salluit Airport Kangiqsualujjuaq Airport Cape Liverpool Fort Ross
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4750N 5300W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5500N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year
ice including a trace of old ice in the eastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5300W to 4500N 4730W to 4500N 4615W to 4600N 4500W to 4700N
4445W to 5030N 4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Issued 4:00 PM NST 25 February 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 25 February 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located south
of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying low 988 mb located southeast
of James Bay.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday intensifying low 975 mb located over
western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 PM NST 25 February 2017 A trough of low pressure south of Greenland will remain nearly
stationary today and begin to weaken on Sunday. Meanwhile, a ridge of
high pressure along the Labrador coast will move out over western
portions of the Labrador Sea this evening. Gale to storm force
northwesterlies over the East Labrador Sea will diminish by Sunday
morning as the ridge moves eastward.

A very intense low pressure system will move over Western Labrador on
Sunday and over the Labrador Sea Sunday night. Gale force
southeasterly winds will spread across all waters on Sunday ahead of
this system.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters.

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

Arctic - Eastern Arctic Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: