Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 08 February 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday morning and to variable 10 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Tuesday evening.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 07 February 2016
Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 08 February 2016
Wednesday Wind light becoming east 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday 6 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5730W to 5900N 5800W to 6200N 5830W to
6300N 5745W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice
including a trace of old ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4515N 4800W to 4530N 4645W to 4800N 4445W to 4830N
4445W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5105N 5843W to Newfoundland near 5021N 5732W.

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 04:00 AM NST 08 February 2016

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 4:00 AM NST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 1004 mb located over southern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today departing low 1006 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today building ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located over
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM NST 8 February 2016 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except those over the Mid Labrador Coast -
north of Hopedale and the North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south.

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