Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 29 January 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 this evening then becoming variable 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming south 15 Friday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 21 to minus 16 falling to minus 26 to minus 21 overnight then rising to minus 15 to minus 10 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 January 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 29 January 2015
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the northern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5545N 5515W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 29 January 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 AM NST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located from Labrador to the East
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located from Labrador to Belle
Isle Bank.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over Newfoundland.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing low 1004 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:41 AM NST 29 January 2015 A trough of low pressure over Newfoundland will continue to move
northeastward to lie east of the South Labrador Sea by this
afternoon. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop over the
southeastern half of the South Labrador Sea this afternoon in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
South Labrador Sea - southeastern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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