Mid Labrador Coast
Issued 09:30 PM NST 03 February 2023
Tonight and Saturday.
Hurricane force wind warning in effect.
Wind east 25 to 35 knots increasing to northeast 45 to 55 near midnight and to north 60 to 70 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 50 to 60 Saturday evening.
Snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Risk of freezing spray.
Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10 rising to minus 10 to minus 2 overnight then falling to minus 20 to minus 12 Saturday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 3 February 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5237N 5136W to 5441N 5156W to 5621N 5601W to
5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from 6120N 5739W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
9 plus tenths grey-white ice. Consolidated first-year ice along the
coast. Strong ice pressure developing Saturday morning in the pack
ice and along the coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 3 February 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4855N 4840W to 5050N 4745W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Mid Labrador CoastIssued 9:30 PM NST 03 February 2023
'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above are 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.
Mid Labrador CoastIssued 10:00 AM EST 03 February 2023
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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM NST 3 February 2023 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight weakening trough located over Labrador Sea.
At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 973 mb located near
By 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday low 956 mb located north of Groswater Bay.
At 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 952 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:19 PM NST 3 February 2023 An elongated trough of low pressure stretching from Labrador to south
of Newfoundland will move to lie over the Labrador Sea on Saturday
where it will intensify into a deep low pressure system. The low will
then drift southward Saturday night.
Strong to gale force east to northerlies ahead of the trough will
strengthen to storm to hurricane force winds tonight into Saturday.
To the south of the low, gale to storm force southwesterlies are
expected. Gale to storm force northwesterlies will develop late in
the day on Saturday in the wake of the low.
Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea - northern half
and East Labrador Sea. Storm warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half where a gale
warning is in effect.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
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