Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 17 January 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 this afternoon and to northwest 35 to 45 this evening. Wind backing to west 25 to 35 near noon Friday then becoming southwest 25 Friday evening.

Flurries ending late overnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate at times severe freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 15 to minus 7 falling to minus 24 to minus 16 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 January 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this afternoon and to 3 to 5 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 January 2019
Saturday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 in the morning and to northwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots backing to west 25 to 35.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 4830N 5245W
to 4945N 5320W to 5015N 5505W to 5110N 5310W to 5325N 5340W to 5425N
5155W to 5605N 5610W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5212N 5540W to 5200N 5500W to 5400N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 17 January 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying low 997 mb located northeast
of Anticosti Island.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday low 982 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 AM NST 17 January 2019 An intensifying low pressure system northeast of Anticosti Island
will track across Southeastern Labrador today and into the South
Labrador Sea tonight. The low will depart to the east on Friday.
Strong southerlies will shift to gale to storm force northwesterlies
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
South Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water.

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