North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 20 January 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light near noon then increasing to northwest 20 late overnight. Wind veering to northeast 25 near noon Saturday.

Flurries beginning this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 January 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 20 January 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2017 Today Tonight and Friday 9 plus tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 5145N 5220W
to 5210N 5020W to 5530N 5210W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice except
9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 5013N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5657N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 20 January 2017

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 4:00 AM NST 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located southeast
of the Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough located on a line east-west over
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM NST 20 January 2017 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water.

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