North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 13 February 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Wind variable 15 to 20 knots except northeast 30 over northern sections tonight. Wind becoming southeast 20 Sunday morning then diminishing to light Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Snow ending Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10 falling to minus 24 to minus 16 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 13 February 2016
Tonight and Sunday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 13 February 2016
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 1:55 PM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 1:55 PM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4805N 4950W
to 5325N 5040W to 5520N 5240W to 5630N 5545W to 5800N 5830W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4400N 4915W to 4400N 4745W to 4700N 4500W to 4745N
4515W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5036N 5931W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5753W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 13 February 2016

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 9:30 PM NST 13 February 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 995 mb located near the North
Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Sunday dissipating trough located over northern
Labrador.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 986 mb located over southeastern
Newfoundland.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 960 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough from 995 mb low located on a line
east-west over Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday dissipating trough located from Ungava
Bay to Davis Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM NST 13 February 2016 A low pressure system located near the North Labrador Coast will
slowly drift westward through the forecast period. A trough
Of low pressure currently extending eastward from this low will shift
northwestward to lie northwest of the Labrador Sea by Sunday morning.
Strong to gale force easterlies to northeasterlies north of the low
and trough will diminish by Sunday morning as it moves off.

In addition, a second low pressure system will pass southeast of the
East Labrador Sea late in the day on Sunday. Strong to gale force
northerlies will develop late on Sunday over the East Labrador Sea
north of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half and the East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the East Labrador Sea.

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