Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 06 February 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 this evening then backing to west 15 late overnight.

Flurries ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending overnight.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 5 falling to minus 22 to minus 15 this evening.

Waves

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 06 February 2016
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to east 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the southeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4930N 5105W
to 5500N 5105W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice
including a trace of old ice in the southeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4530N 4800W to 4530N 4700W to 4630N 4600W to 4830N
4500W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5830W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5117N 5816W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Issued 09:30 AM NST 06 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 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday dissipating ridge located over Labrador.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying low 979 mb located near
Fogo Island.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing low 952 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 AM NST 6 February 2016 An intensifying low pressure system off the Northeast Coast of
Newfoundland is forecast to track northeastward to lie northeast of
the Funk Island Bank this afternoon, then head out to sea tonight.
Gale force northwesterly winds will spread across southeastern waters
today and tonight as the low tracks southeast of the district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea - southeastern half and East
Labrador Sea.

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

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