North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 12 February 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 this evening and to variable 10 to 15 Saturday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water severe freezing spray becoming moderate this evening and ending Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 12 February 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 12 February 2016
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 February 2016 Today Tonight and Friday 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the southern and northeastern sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 February 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4810N 4955W
to 5145N 5010W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice except 9
plus tenths of first-year ice in the southern and northeastern
sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4430N 4915W to 4430N 4715W to 4715N 4515W to 4800N
4515W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5003N 5742W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 12 February 2016

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 12 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 AM NST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 979 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 979 mb located over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 AM NST 12 February 2016 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will track
northwestward today. Strong to gale force easterlies are expected
north of the low while gale to storm force northwesterlies are
forecast west of the low.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the North Labrador Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Lake Melville, South Labrador Coast and South
Labrador Sea - southeastern half.

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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