Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 28 March 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 25 knots.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 28 March 2017
Tonight and Wednesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 28 March 2017
Thursday Wind north 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today easing Tuesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5235W to 4655N 4740W
to 4730N 4650W to 5210N 5100W to 5535N 5220W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5700W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Strong
ice pressure in the pack ice today easing Tuesday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4715N 5259W to 4630N 4700W to 4715N 4400W to 5000N 4400W to 5145N
4545W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4856N 5830W to Quebec near 5012N 6039W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2017

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 28 March 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 978 mb located east of the Flemish Cap.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing low located southeast of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
central Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located on a line east-west over
northern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM NDT 28 March 2017 Strong to gale force northwesterlies over southern waters will
diminish tonight as a low southeast of the marine district moves
away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Coast and South Labrador Sea - eastern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Sea - western half and East Labrador Sea.

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