North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 27 February 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind west 25 knots veering to northwest 30 Tuesday morning.

Flurries beginning Tuesday morning and ending Tuesday evening.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 16.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 February 2017
Tonight and Tuesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 27 February 2017
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.
Friday Wind north 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5235W to 4725N 5100W
to 4830N 4900W to 5045N 4830W to 5515N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5800W 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 EST 27 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5301W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4600W to 4700N 4545W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5000N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 27 February 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today weakening low 958 mb located north of
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday trough located north of the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today departing trough located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located over Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located over western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM NST 27 February 2017 A low pressure system will remain quasi-stationary north of the
Labrador Sea and gradually weakens into a trough by Tuesday
afternoon. Strong to gale force westerly winds will gradually
diminish tonight as the low weakens. A ridge will approach the
district on Tuesday. Winds will increase to strong to gale force
northwesterlies over most waters on Tuesday between the trough and
approaching ridge.

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

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

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