Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 January 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 15 Thursday afternoon then becoming variable 15 Thursday evening.

Flurries beginning Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray ending Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 24 to minus 16 rising to minus 12 to minus 4 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 January 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 January 2018
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 in the morning.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to
4945N 5430W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5120N
5325W to 5415N 5325W to 5645N 5650W to 5800N 5720W then
northeastwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the
northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5230W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 17 January 2018

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 4:00 PM NST 17 January 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NST today high located south of Newfoundland.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday high located east of the Grand Banks.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 1018 mb located southeast of Cape Cod.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday approaching low 999 mb located over
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM NST 17 January 2018 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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