North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 18 January 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots diminishing to south 20 late overnight and to northwest 15 Thursday morning.

Flurries ending late overnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Thursday morning.

Temperatures near minus 15.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 18 January 2017
Tonight and Thursday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 18 January 2017
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 5000N 5315W
to 5240N 5025W to 5535N 5155W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice except 9
plus tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5030N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 18 January 2017

'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 9:30 PM NST 18 January 2017

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 18 January 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Thursday ridge located east of Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 991 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Thursday weakening low 1006 mb located over
northeastern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM NST 18 January 2017 A low pressure system over Northern Quebec will move eastward and
gradually weaken on Thursday. Strong to gale force southerly winds
over northern waters will diminish by Thursday morning as the low
weakens.

Marine interests are advised the gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast and Northwest 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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