Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 16 December 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 this afternoon then backing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind southwest 15 to 20 Monday.

Flurries ending near noon.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 15 December 2018

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres building to 3 Sunday morning.

Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 16 December 2018
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice along the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5310W to 4845N
5335W to 4915N 5325W to Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W. Sea ice
southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5355W to
4945N 5445W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice south of the
ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4955N 5540W to 5020N
5620W to 5115N 5530W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5530W. Sea ice south
and west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5135N 5525W to
5250N 5430W to 5420N 5530W to 5650N 6010W to 5800N 5910W then
eastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice
along the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5000W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 5900W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
the South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located on a line north-south over
central Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM NST 16 December 2018 Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Northwest Labrador Sea.

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