North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 April 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 this morning and to light this evening except northwest 25 over northern sections.

A few flurries ending late overnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray this morning. Freezing spray over northern sections tonight and Sunday.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero falling to minus 6 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 April 2016
Tonight and Saturday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 April 2016
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. 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. Strong ice pressure today continuing Saturday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4840N 5300W to 4920N 5140W to
5140N 4950W to 5520N 5215W to 5605N 5520W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

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. Strong ice
pressure today continuing Saturday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4345N 4945W to 4345N 4745W to 4515N 4200W to 4630N
4045W to 4845N 4200W to 5000N 4300W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 April 2016

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 April 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 984 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 996 mb located southeast of Greenland.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM NDT 30 April 2016 A low pressure system over the Belle Isle Bank will move eastward
away from the district today. Strong to gale force northeast to
northwesterlies will diminish today as the low departs.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for Mid
Labrador Coast and North Labrador Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the North Labrador Coast.

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