North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 07 February 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind light except northwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 over northern sections.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over northern sections today and Monday.

Temperatures minus 28 to minus 20.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 06 February 2016
Tonight and Sunday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 07 February 2016
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4900N 5100W
to 5145N 4935W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4530N 4800W to 4530N 4645W to 4800N 4500W to 4830N
4500W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5117N 5816W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 07 February 2016

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 7 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today dissipating ridge located over Labrador
Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 1005 mb located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday departing low 1002 mb located over southern
Belle Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Monday building ridge located over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM NST 7 February 2016 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except those over the Mid Labrador Coast -
north of Hopedale.

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