North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 February 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to southeast 25 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 near noon Sunday and to light Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Snow ending Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this morning. Freezing spray Sunday morning and afternoon. Freezing spray beginning Sunday evening.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10 falling to minus 24 to minus 16 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 13 February 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 February 2016
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4810N 4955W
to 5145N 5010W 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 12 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4415N 4915W to 4415N 4715W to 4700N 4500W to 4745N
4515W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5041N 5918W to Newfoundland near 4952N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 February 2016

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 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 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 988 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 989 mb located over the North Labrador
Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 986 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday intensifying low 966 mb located east of
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM NST 13 February 2016 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will slowly
drift westward throughout the forecast period. Strong to gale
Force easterlies are expected north of the low while strong to gale
force southwesterlies are forecast south of the low.

A second low pressure system will pass southeast of the East Labrador
Sea late in the day on Sunday. Strong to gale force north easterlies
will develop late on Sunday over the East Labrador Sea with this
system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, the Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half
and the East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the East Labrador Sea.

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