North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 29 April 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots veering to west 20 to 25 this afternoon then increasing to northwest 35 to 45 this evening.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2 falling to minus 12 to minus 6 overnight.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 29 April 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 29 April 2017
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 in the afternoon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice covered. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4735N 5135W
to 5045N 5135W to 5155N 4935W to 5800N 5630W then northeastward. Sea
ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice covered.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5700W to 4245N 5500W to 4230N 4900W to 4545N
4445W to 5000N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4737N 5916W to Quebec near 5015N 6314W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 29 April 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today intensifying trough located off Labrador
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday quasi-stationary low 985 mb located over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today weakening ridge located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 AM NDT 29 April 2017 A trough of low pressure off the Labrador coast will move slowly
northward and then become nearly stationary as a deepening low
pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea tonight and Sunday.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop today ahead of the
low with gale to storm force northwesterlies developing in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea - western half,
and northwest labardor sea.

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