Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale
Issued 09:30 AM NST 26 February 2017
Today Tonight and Monday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15 this evening then increasing to west 35 to 45 near midnight. Wind diminishing to west 25 near noon Monday.
Snow changing to freezing rain this afternoon then to flurries this evening and ending early Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Risk of freezing spray.
Temperatures minus 17 to minus 12 rising to minus 8 to zero this afternoon then falling to minus 15 to minus 11 Monday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5235W to 4725N 5100W
to 4830N 4900W to 5045N 4830W to 5515N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
9 plus tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year
ice including a trace of old ice in the eastern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5301W to 4600N 4730W to 4600N 4600W to 4700N 4545W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.
Iceberg CountMore than 100 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Mid Labrador Coast - north of HopedaleIssued 09:30 AM NST 26 February 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 AM NST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located east of the East Labrador Sea.
At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying low 986 mb located over
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday low 964 mb located over Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:40 PM NST 26 February 2017 An intense low pressure system over Western Labrador will cross the
Labrador Sea tonight then move north of the district on Monday.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the system will shift to
strong to gale force westerlies in its wake. Winds will gradually
diminish on Monday as the low moves away.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - western half
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank - northern half
- Funk Island Bank - southern half
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale
- Northeast Coast
- Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half
- Northwest Labrador Sea - western half
- North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek
- North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south
- Resolution - eastern half
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - eastern half
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle
- Ungava - eastern half
- West Brevoort - northern half
- West Brevoort - southern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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