Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
Issued 09:30 AM NST 02 March 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to northwest 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Tuesday morning and to northwest 35 to 45 near noon Tuesday. Wind increasing to northwest 50 Tuesday afternoon.
Flurries beginning near noon Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water moderate freezing spray ending this afternoon. Moderate freezing spray beginning Tuesday morning becoming severe near noon Tuesday.
Temperatures minus 20 to minus 15 rising to minus 15 to minus 10 this afternoon then falling to minus 20 to minus 15 Tuesday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5240W to 4710N 4645W
to 5110N 4805W to 5450N 5200W to 5550N 5505W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
9 plus tenths of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure developing
along parts of the coast Tuesday morning.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 1 March 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5252W to 4700N 5030W to 4717N 4700W to 5000N 4645W to 5159N
4700W to 6000N 5744W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.
Iceberg Count10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Mid Labrador CoastIssued 09:30 AM NST 02 March 2015
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.
Mid Labrador CoastIssued 09:30 AM NST 02 March 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.
Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and southIssued 10:00 AM EST 02 March 2015
Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 AM NST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying low 995 mb located near Cape
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 968 mb located near Newfoundland.
At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located from the Grand Banks to
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located east of Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday intensifying trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:52 AM NST 2 March 2015 A rapidly intensifying low pressure system will track northeastward
from Newfoundland to the Belle Isle Bank tonight and then southeast
of the Labrador Sea on Tuesday. Gale to storm force northerlies and
northeasterlies will develop north of this feature over southern
waters on Tuesday.
A trough of low pressure will also develop over the Northwest
Labrador Sea tonight and then strengthen Tuesday while remaining
quasi-stationary. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop
west of this trough on Tuesday.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea -
southeastern half and East Labrador Sea - southeastern half.
Gale warnings are in effect for the North Labrador Coast, South
Labrador Sea - northwestern half and Northwest Labrador Sea -
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
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- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
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- Lake Melville
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- South Labrador Coast - northern half
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