North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 09 February 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind light becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots this evening then becoming variable 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 28 to minus 22 rising to minus 20 to minus 12 Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 09 February 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 09 February 2016
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4840N 5010W
to 5145N 4935W 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 8 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4500N 4800W to 4515N 4645W to 4745N 4415W to 4845N
4415W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5800W to Newfoundland near 5040N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 9 February 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located south
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today low located near Sable Island.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating low located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM NST 9 February 2016 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except those over the North Labrador
Coast.

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