North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 30 April 2017

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late overnight and to variable 10 to 15 Monday afternoon.

Risk of severe freezing spray late this evening and overnight. Risk of freezing spray Monday morning and afternoon.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 30 April 2017
Tonight and Monday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 30 April 2017
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 15.
Thursday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5240W to 4735N 5135W
to 5055N 4925W to 5230N 5000W to 5800N 5630W then northeastward. Sea
ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5630W to 4245N 5500W to 4215N 4900W to 4600N
4415W to 5000N 4545W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6314W to Newfoundland near 4737N 5916W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 30 April 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 NDT 30 April 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight weakening low 995 mb located over the
East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Monday trough located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT Monday approaching ridge located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:12 PM NDT 30 April 2017 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will weaken into a
trough tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies over most waters
will persist throughout the forecast period.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea - western half,
Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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