Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 04 September 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this evening. Wind veering to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight then increasing to northwest 30 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 45 Saturday afternoon.

Showers beginning late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 04 September 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 3 to 5 Saturday afternoon. Seas building to 5 to 7 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 04 September 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 11 July 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 September 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5555W to 5115N 5000W to 5230N 4930W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N
6030W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 04 September 2015

'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 4 September 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 998 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 1002 mb located northeast of the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday dissipating ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today intensifying low 1008 mb located over
Baffin Island.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday low 996 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM NDT 4 September 2015 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will track
northeastward to lie northeast of the East Labrador Sea today. Strong
to gale force northwesterlies will diminish west of the system this
morning.

On Saturday a low pressure system approaching from Baffin Island will
intensify over the Labrador Sea. Gale to storm force north to
northwesterlies are forecast over most waters with this system.

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 the East
Labrador Sea - eastern half.

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