North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek
Issued 09:30 PM NDT 24 March 2017
Tonight and Saturday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 35 near midnight then diminishing to west 15 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 45 to 55 Saturday afternoon.
Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.
Risk of freezing spray.
Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4715N 4735W
to 4745N 4615W to 5500N 5200W to 5545N 5500W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
9 plus tenths of first-year ice.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4945N
4200W to 5130N 4630W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5015N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
North Labrador Coast - north of SaglekIssued 9:30 PM NDT 24 March 2017
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM NDT 24 March 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 989 mb located over Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday low 992 mb located over the Northwest
At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough from 989 mb low located over
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday trough from 992 mb low located over the
East Labrador Sea.
At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing ridge located east of Labrador
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:17 PM NDT 24 March 2017 A trough of low pressure will sweep across the Labrador Sea tonight
ahead of a low pressure system approaching from Ungava Bay. Strong to
gale force westerlies are expected with the passage of the trough.
Gale to storm force northwesterlies will develop over the North
Labrador Coast near midnight behind the low as it tracks into the
Northwest Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek. Gale warnings are in
effect for Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale, North Labrador
Coast - Saglek and south, South Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
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