Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 02 March 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northwest 10 to 15 knots late overnight and to northwest 25 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 35 near noon Tuesday and to northwest 40 to 50 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries beginning near noon Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray beginning Tuesday morning becoming severe near noon Tuesday.

Temperatures minus 15 to minus 10 falling to minus 20 to minus 15 Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 02 March 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 02 March 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure developing along parts of the coast Tuesday morning. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5240W to 4710N 4645W
to 5110N 4805W to 5450N 5200W to 5550N 5505W to 5800N 5730W 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. Strong ice pressure developing
along parts of the coast Tuesday morning.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 2 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5308W to 4615N 4759W to 4643N 4616W to 4959N 4600W to 5200N
4647W to 5959N 5753W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 02 March 2015

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 02 March 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Issued 10:00 AM EST 02 March 2015

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 NST 2 March 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today deepening low 994 mb located southeast of
Cape Breton Island.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday low 950 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today departing ridge located east of Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday intensifying trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM NST 2 March 2015 A rapidly intensifying low pressure system will track northeastward
from Newfoundland to the Belle Isle Bank tonight and then southeast
of the Labrador Sea on Tuesday. Gale to storm force northerlies and
northeasterlies will develop north of this feature over southern
waters on Tuesday.

A trough of low pressure will also develop over the Northwest
Labrador Sea tonight and then strengthen Tuesday while remaining
quasi-stationary. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop
west of this trough on Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea -
southeastern half and East Labrador Sea - southeastern half.
Gale warnings are in effect for the North Labrador Coast, South
Labrador Sea - northwestern half, Northwest Labrador Sea -
southwestern half and the East Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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