South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 07 February 2016

Tonight and Monday

Wind light increasing to north 20 knots late this evening and to northwest 30 late overnight.

Snow late this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening.

Temperatures minus 22 to minus 15.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 07 February 2016
Tonight and Monday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 07 February 2016
Tuesday Wind north 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday 9 plus tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice in the northeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4900N 5100W
to 5145N 4935W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice
except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of
first-year ice in the northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4515N 4800W to 4530N 4645W to 4800N 4445W to 4830N
4445W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5105N 5843W to Newfoundland near 5021N 5732W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 07 February 2016

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 PM NST 7 February 2016 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NST today dissipating ridge located over Labrador
Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 1003 mb located northeast of Anticosti
Island.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday departing low 1002 mb located over southern
Belle Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Monday building ridge located over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM NST 7 February 2016 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except those over the Mid Labrador Coast -
north of Hopedale.

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