Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 22 February 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots except northwest 20 over northern sections tonight and Saturday.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 22 to minus 16.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 February 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 22 February 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today and Saturday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4630N 5525W to 4650N 5440W
to 4615N 5320W to 4625N 5245W to 4720N 5225W to 4650N 4935W to 4715N
4710W to 4905N 4940W to 5050N 4910W to 5420N 5230W to 5640N 5715W to
5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Strong ice
pressure in the pack ice today and Saturday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4720N 5250W to 4635N 4825W to 4655N 4645W to 4900N 4625W to 5235N
4700W to 5700N 5400W to 6040N 5945W to 6325N 5535W to 5700N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5628W to Newfoundland near 5127N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 22 February 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2019

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 22 February 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying trough located over the South
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday trough located over eastern Funk Island
Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM NST 22 February 2019 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will begin to
move southward tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are
expected behind this features tonight into Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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