North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 23 March 2017

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 this evening then backing to west 15 late overnight. Wind backing to southwest 20 Friday afternoon then to south 25 Friday evening.

A few flurries beginning Friday evening.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 15 rising to minus 10 to minus 5 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 March 2017
Today Tonight and Friday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 March 2017
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning and to northwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind north 35 to 45 knots.
Monday Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme southeastern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4715N 4735W
to 4745N 4615W to 5145N 5010W to 5210N 5140W to 5500N 5240W to 5650N
5650W to 5800N 5700W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year
ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme southeastern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5305W to 4515N 4700W to 4715N 4200W to 4900N 4215W to 5200N
4545W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4925N 5802W to Quebec near 5032N 5954W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 987 mb located over eastern Newfoundland.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 975 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 AM NDT 23 March 2017 A low pressure system over Eastern Newfoundland will approach the
district from the south today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies
will develop over most waters ahead of the low this afternoon.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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