North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 19 December 2014

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Saturday morning then increasing to west 20 Saturday evening.

A few flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Saturday morning. Freezing spray beginning Saturday evening.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 December 2014
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 December 2014
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday 5 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice except 6 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice in the northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W to 5120N 5650W to 5140N 5600W to Labrador near 5200N 5550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5040N 5605W to 5100N 5540W to 5210N 5500W to 5430N 5500W to 5700N 5930W to 5800N 5900W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice except 6 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice in the northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5300N 5200W to 5400N 5200W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 19 December 2014

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 19 December 2014 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 988 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 980 mb located southeast of Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight building ridge located over Ontario.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday building ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM NST 19 December 2014 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will rapidly track
northeastwards to lie southeast of Greenland tonight. Strong to gale
force north to northwesterlies in the wake of the low have developed
over southern waters and will move to eastern waters tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and the East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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