North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek
Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 March 2017
Today Tonight and Friday
Wind west 30 knots veering to northwest 25 this afternoon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Friday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Friday afternoon.
Flurries beginning Friday afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.
Risk of freezing spray.
Temperatures minus 20 to minus 15 rising to minus 15 to minus 10 Friday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4715N 4735W
to 4745N 4615W to 5135N 4925W to 5150N 5140W to 5500N 5240W to 5650N
5650W to 5800N 5700W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
9 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice
including a trace of old ice in the extreme northeastern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5305W to 4515N 4700W to 4715N 4200W to 4900N 4215W to 5200N
4545W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4925N 5802W to Quebec near 5032N 5954W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 984 mb located north of the
East Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 992 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 975 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:44 AM NDT 23 March 2017 A low pressure system north of the East Labrador Sea will weaken as
it moves north of the district this morning. Strong to gale force
westerlies over the East Labrador Sea will diminish this morning as
the low departs.
A second low will approach the district from the south today. Strong
to gale force northwesterlies will develop over most waters ahead of
the low this afternoon.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale 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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