Mid Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 25 April 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots with gusts to 45 diminishing to west 30 this evening and to west 20 late overnight except southwest 10 to 15 over southern sections Wednesday. Wind becoming northwest 20 Wednesday evening.

Flurries beginning near noon Wednesday and ending Wednesday evening.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 25 April 2017
Tonight and Wednesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 25 April 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to northwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4650N 5405W to 4615N 5335W
to 4620N 5245W to 4830N 5055W to 5200N 5025W to 5505N 5250W to 5800N
5700W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5645W to 4030N 5200W to 4100N 4645W to 4745N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5021N 6239W to Anticosti Island near 4914N 6156W then from Anticosti
Island near 4910N 6225W to Newfoundland near 4737N 5914W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 25 April 2017

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 25 April 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 992 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday quasi-stationary low 992 mb located
north of the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 PM NDT 25 April 2017 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will move to lie
north of the marine district this evening and become nearly
stationary by Wednesday morning. Strong to gale force southerly winds
ahead of the low will shift to gale force westerlies in its wake.

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 the South Labrador Sea and the Northwest Labrador Sea.

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