Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 19 December 2014

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 Saturday afternoon then backing to west 15 Saturday evening.

A few flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Saturday evening.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero falling to minus 12 to minus 5 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 December 2014
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 December 2014
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots backing to southwest 15.
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 7 tenths of grey ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5825N 6100W to 5905N 5945W to 6110N 6020W to 6330N 5800W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths of grey ice in the northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5330N 5230W to 5600N 5230W to 6000N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs west of the iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 19 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 9:30 AM NST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 988 mb located over northeastern
Newfoundland.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 980 mb located southeast of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 AM NST 19 December 2014 A low pressure system over Northeastern Newfoundland will track
northeastwards to lie southeast of Greenland by tonight. Strong to
gale force northerlies to northwesterlies will develop over southern
and eastern waters as the low passes south of the marine district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and the East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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