North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 December 2014

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots except west 25 over northern sections early this morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over northern sections early this morning.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 December 2014
Today Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 December 2014
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 December 2014 Today Tonight and Monday 4 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice except 8 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice in the northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 December 2014 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5100N 5710W to 5120N 5650W to 5140N 5600W to Labrador near 5200N 5550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5040N 5605W to 5100N 5540W to 5210N 5500W to 5400N 5500W to 5700N 6000W to 5800N 5900W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice except 8 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice in the northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5235N 5300W to 5235N 5130W to 5400N 5200W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 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 4:00 AM NST 22 December 2014 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary high located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:39 AM NST 22 December 2014 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Lake Melville and the East Labrador Sea.

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