Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 December 2014

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 near fjords this morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Saturday morning then increasing to west 20 Saturday evening.

A few flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Saturday morning. Freezing spray beginning Saturday evening.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 December 2014
Today Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 4 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

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

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice along the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5020N 5625W to 5025N 5555W to 5140N 5520W to 5140N 5550W to 5120N 5650W to northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice south of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5310N 5430W to 5635N 6005W to 5810N 6115W to 5825N 6100W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice along the coast.

 

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

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Issued 04:00 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 4:00 AM NST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NST today departing low located east of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 991 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 980 mb located southeast of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today dissipating ridge located on a line east-west
over the South Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM NST 19 December 2014 A low pressure system south of Newfoundland will track northeastward
across Newfoundland this morning, then move 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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