Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 12 February 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 near noon then backing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 10 falling to minus 20 to minus 15 near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 12 February 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 12 February 2016
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4810N 4955W
to 5145N 5010W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4415N 4915W to 4415N 4715W to 4700N 4500W to 4745N
4515W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5041N 5918W to Newfoundland near 4952N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Issued 09:30 AM NST 12 February 2016

'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

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Issued 09:30 AM NST 12 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 9:30 AM NST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 979 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 979 mb located over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 AM NST 12 February 2016 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will track
northwestward today. Strong to gale force easterlies are expected
north of the low while gale to storm force northwesterlies are
forecast west of the low.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the North Labrador Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Lake Melville, South Labrador Coast and South
Labrador Sea - southeastern half.

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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