Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 30 January 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind light increasing to northwest 15 to 20 knots late overnight and to northwest 25 Saturday morning.

A few flurries changing to snow Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 30 January 2015
Tonight and Saturday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 30 January 2015
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots veering to north 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 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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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 30 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5553W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5550W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 30 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 PM NST 30 January 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located over Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday weakening trough located over the East
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight approaching low 996 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM NST 30 January 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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