Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 17 December 2014

Tonight and Thursday

Wind west 20 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 near noon Thursday then veering to northwest 20 Thursday evening.

A few flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Occasional freezing spray ending near noon Thursday. Occasional freezing spray beginning Thursday evening.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 December 2014
Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 December 2014
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5850N 6120W to 6000N 6000W to 6330N 5755W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5345N 5245W to 5600N 5245W to 6000N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs west of the iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Issued 9:30 PM NST 17 December 2014

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 9:30 PM NST 17 December 2014 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the South Labrador Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low located over Davis Strait.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Thursday low located east of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM NST 17 December 2014 A ridge of high pressure over Labrador will remain nearly stationary
and gradually weaken tonight and Thursday. Meanwhile, a low pressure
system will track eastward north of the marine district. Between
these two features, strong to gale force northwesterlies will persist
over the Labrador Sea throughout the forecast period.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale, North Labrador
Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea and the East Labrador Sea - northern
half.

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