Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 04 September 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then becoming south 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Saturday morning and to northwest 35 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 45 to 55 Saturday evening.

Showers beginning Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 04 September 2015
Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight then building to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon. Seas building to 6 to 8 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 04 September 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 11 July 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 September 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5555W to 5115N 5000W to 5230N 4930W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N
6030W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5100N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5015N 5730W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 04 September 2015

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 4 September 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday dissipating ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today intensifying low 1008 mb located over
Baffin Island.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday low 995 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 PM NDT 4 September 2015 On Saturday a low pressure system approaching from Baffin Island will
intensify over the Labrador Sea. Gale to storm force north to
northwesterlies are forecast over most waters with this system.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except the East
Labrador Sea.

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