North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 31 January 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots except west 25 over northern sections. Wind becoming north 10 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to northwest 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Sunday morning.

Snow beginning late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray ending this afternoon. Moderate freezing spray beginning overnight except severe Sunday morning and afternoon.

Temperatures minus 22 rising to minus 13 Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 31 January 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 31 January 2015
Monday Wind north 35 knots backing to west 35 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5135N 5030W to 5505N 5240W to 5625N 5625W 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 31 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5556W to Newfoundland near 5135N 5550W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 31 January 2015

'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 09:30 AM NST 31 January 2015

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 AM NST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 986 mb located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 977 mb located off the Mid Labrador
Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located off the
Mid Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 AM NST 31 January 2015 An area of low pressure south of Nova Scotia will track northwards to
lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence overnight and off the Mid Labrador
Coast by Sunday evening. A trough of low pressure ahead of this low
will develop off the Mid Labrador Coast overnight and remain
quasi-stationary as it deepens through Sunday. As the low approaches,
strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop west of the trough,
while strong to gale force easterlies develop to its east.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Mid Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and
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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