Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 28 January 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight and to northwest 25 Thursday morning.

Snow beginning this evening and ending Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures minus 25 to minus 20.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 January 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind south 15 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5305W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5655N 5815W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 28 January 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Labrador.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over southern Newfoundland.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 999 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 AM NST 28 January 2015 Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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