North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 January 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to south 20 after midnight.

Flurries beginning Wednesday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning after midnight.

Temperatures minus 25 rising to minus 15 near noon Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 January 2017
Tonight and Tuesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 January 2017
Thursday Wind south 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 tenths of new ice including 4 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4930N 5310W
to 5000N 5400W to 5305N 5120W to 5500N 5245W to 5600N 5550W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of new ice including 4 tenths of grey-white ice except 9
plus tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5045N 5000W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 January 2017

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 4:00 AM NST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 1004 mb located over the western Strait
of Belle Isle.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 1003 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today building ridge located over northern
Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM NST 17 January 2017 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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