South Labrador Coast - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 01 February 2015

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to west 35 near noon Monday.

Flurries ending Monday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray becoming severe near noon Monday.

Temperatures minus 6 falling to minus 16 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 01 February 2015
Tonight and Monday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 01 February 2015
Tuesday Wind light increasing to northeast 35 knots in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 50 knots diminishing to west 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday 9 tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice in eastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5140N 5005W to 5505N 5240W to 5625N 5625W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 1 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5556W to Newfoundland near 5135N 5555W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 01 February 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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

South Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 01 February 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 PM NST 1 February 2015 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 980 mb located over the
South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Monday low 970 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough from 980 mb low located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Monday trough from 970 mb low located over
Hudson Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM NST 1 February 2015 An intensifying low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will
move northwards to lie north of the district by Monday morning.
Strong to gale force easterlies ahead of the low then shift to west
to northwesterlies in its wake. Gale force northwesterlies will
persist over the North Labrador Coast throughout the forecast period.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the East Labrador Sea.

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