South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 10 February 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Wind northeast 30 knots diminishing to north 20 this evening then backing to northwest 15 Thursday morning.

Snow changing to a few flurries this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 10 February 2016
Tonight and Thursday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 10 February 2016
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 plus tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice in the northeastern section. Strong ice pressure developing today along the southern coast and easing Thursday morning. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4840N 5010W
to 5145N 5010W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 plus tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice
except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of
first-year ice in the northeastern section. Strong ice pressure
developing today along the southern coast and easing Thursday
morning.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4445N 4845W to 4445N 4715W to 4745N 4400W to 4845N
4400W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5003N 5742W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 10 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 February 2016

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 10 February 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NST today departing low 970 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

By 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday deepening trough located off the Mid
Labrador Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
Hudson Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM NST 10 February 2016 Strong to gale force northwesterlies are forecast to develop along
the Labrador coast late Thursday as a trough begins to develop off
the Mid Labrador Coast.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Mid Labrador Coast.

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

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