North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 22 March 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Wind west 30 knots veering to northwest 25 Thursday afternoon.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 15.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 March 2017
Tonight and Thursday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 22 March 2017
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind north 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northeastern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4715N 4735W
to 4745N 4615W to 5135N 4925W to 5150N 5140W to 5500N 5240W to 5650N
5650W to 5800N 5700W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice
including a trace of old ice in the extreme northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5305W to 4515N 4700W to 4715N 4200W to 4900N 4215W to 5200N
4545W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4925N 5802W to Quebec near 5032N 5954W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 22 March 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight weakening low 972 mb located north of
the East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Thursday departing low 987 mb located over
western Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 1000 mb located over New Brunswick.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Thursday low 985 mb located over eastern Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM NDT 22 March 2017 A low pressure system north of the East Labrador Sea will weaken as
it moves north of the district overnight. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies in the wake of the low will diminish by early
Thursday morning as it departs.

A second low will approach the district from the south on Thursday.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop over southern
waters ahead of the low late on Thursday.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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