North Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 January 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 this morning then increasing to north 20 this evening except west 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to north 10 to 15 Saturday evening.

Flurries ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Saturday evening.

Temperatures minus 20 falling to minus 27 Saturday morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 29 January 2015
Tonight and Friday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 January 2015
Sunday Wind north 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5545N 5515W to 5800N 5730W 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 29 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 January 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 AM NST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from Labrador to Belle
Isle Bank.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located over Greenland.

At 3:00 p.m. NST today trough located over the Northwest Labrador
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough located over the East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight approaching low 995 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM NST 30 January 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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