Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 13 December 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 25 knots with gusts to 40 near fjords. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 near noon Friday with gusts to 35 near fjords.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 13 December 2018

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon.

Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 December 2018
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 8 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5320W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5355W to
4930N 5400W to 4930N 5425W to 4945N 5430W to Newfoundland near 4950N
5540W. Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5025N 5625W to 5025N
5605W to 5130N 5515W to 5355N 5525W to 5555N 5925W to 5805N 6135W to
5800N 6015W then eastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice
along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5545W to 5110N 5430W to 5230N 5000W to 5500N 5000W to 5730N
5700W to 6000N 5900W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 13 December 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 9:30 AM NST 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located over the
coast of Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary high located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 AM NST 13 December 2018 A ridge of high pressure over Quebec and a trough off the coast of
Greenland will continue to remain stationary throughout the forecast
period. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will persist over most
waters between these features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek and the Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the North Labrador Coast- Saglek and
south and East Labrador Sea.

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