Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 30 January 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind south 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to north 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind backing to northwest 25 Saturday morning.

Snow beginning Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray today. Freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 30 January 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 January 2015
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5545N 5515W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 30 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5553W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5550W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 30 January 2015

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 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located from Labrador to Belle
Isle Bank.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located over Greenland.

At 3:00 p.m. NST today trough located over the Northwest Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough located over the East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight approaching low 995 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 AM NST 30 January 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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