Mid Labrador Coast
Issued 04:00 AM NST 20 February 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 this morning then diminishing to west 25 this evening with gusts to 35 near fjords. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Wednesday morning.
Snow beginning Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Risk of freezing spray today and tonight.
Temperatures near minus 25.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5250W to 4915N 4915W
to 5040N 4820W to 5500N 5225W to 5600N 5555W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
9 plus tenths grey ice including 2 tenths first-year ice except 9
plus tenths first-year ice in the eastern sections.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 19 February 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4825N 5309W to 4745N 4900W to 5015N 4715W to 5115N 4715W to 5400N
5015W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Mid Labrador CoastIssued 04:00 AM NST 20 February 2018
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 1012 mb located over the South Labrador
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 986 mb located
southeast of Greenland.
At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located southeast
At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Labrador.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:50 AM NST 20 February 2018 Strong to gale force westerlies will persist today over northern
waters between a trough of low pressure southeast of Greenland and a
ridge of high pressure over Central Quebec.
Meanwhile, a low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will
move to lie southeast of Greenland by tonight. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the low will veer to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake. Winds are expected to diminish Wednesday
as a ridge of high pressure approaches from the west.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
water except Lake Melville and South Labrador Coast.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
Arctic - Eastern Arctic Area
- Arviat - eastern half
- Arviat - western half
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- Central - eastern half
- Central - western half
- Clarence - northern half
- Clarence - southern half
- Coats - northern half
- Coats - southern half
- East Baffin - northern half
- East Baffin - southern half
- East Brevoort - northern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Clyde - northern half
- East Clyde - southern half
- East Davis - northern half
- East Davis - southern half
- East Foxe
- East Labrador Sea
- Eureka - southern half
- Frobisher Bay
- Jones - eastern half
- Jones - western half
- Kane - southern half
- Lancaster - eastern half
- Lancaster - western half
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Navy Board
- Northwest Labrador Sea
- North Labrador Coast
- Nottingham - eastern half
- Nottingham - western half
- Prince Charles
- Puvirnituq - northern half
- Puvirnituq - southern half
- Rankin - northern half
- Rankin - southern half
- Resolution - eastern half
- Resolution - western half
- Roes Welcome - northern half
- Roes Welcome - southern half
- South Labrador Sea
- South Sverdrup
- South-central Hudson - eastern half
- St. Roch
- West Baffin - northern half
- West Baffin - southern half
- West Brevoort - northern half
- West Brevoort - southern half
- West Clyde - northern half
- West Clyde - southern half
- West Davis - northern half
- West Davis - southern half
- West Foxe
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