Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 October 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 this morning and to northwest 25 near noon. Wind increasing to northwest 35 to 45 this evening. Wind northwest 35 to 45 Saturday.

Flurries or showers.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 October 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 5 near midnight. Seas building to 5 to 7 Saturday morning and to 7 to 9 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 October 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots becoming south 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 October 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 20 October 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today departing ridge located on a line north-south
over the East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 991 mb located over the Mid
Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 980 mb located over southeastern
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM NDT 20 October 2017 A low pressure system over the Mid Labrador Coast will deepen as it
crosses the South Labrador Sea today. Strong southeasterlies ahead of
the low will shift to gale to storm force north to northwesterlies in
its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake
Melville and North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek.

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