North Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 01 April 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots except northeast 25 over northern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over northern sections tonight and Thursday. Freezing spray Thursday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 9 to minus 4.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 01 April 2015
Tonight and Thursday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 15 knots.
Sunday Wind north 25 knots increasing to northwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4855N 4450W to 4935N 4650W to 5550N 5235W to 5630N 5555W to
5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4815W to 4430N 4715W to 4700N 4130W to 4930N
4200W to 6000N 5639W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 01 April 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 1 April 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line east-west over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight weakening trough located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located over southeastern Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Thursday dissipating trough located over the
South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM NDT 1 April 2015 A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will slowly
drift northward and weaken tonight. Over northern waters, strong to
gale force easterly winds ahead of the trough will diminish as it

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

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

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