Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 16 February 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 35 this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to southwest 25 Sunday morning and to west 35 Sunday evening.

Snow beginning near noon and ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray today and Sunday.

Temperatures minus 10 rising to minus 4 this evening then falling to minus 10 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 February 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 16 February 2019
Monday Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4745N 4950W
to 4825N 4835W to 5005N 5015W to 5120N 4910W to 5240N 5125W to 5445N
5230W to 5625N 5720W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice including a
trace of old ice in the extreme northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 10:53 AM EST 15 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4807N 5254W to 4815N 4935W to 5020N 4720W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5359W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5157N 5555W to Newfoundland near 5134N 5540W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 16 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 996 mb located near Anticosti Island.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday low 982 mb located over the North Labrador
Coast.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located east of the East Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 AM NST 16 February 2019 A low pressure system near Anticosti Island will cross Labrador today
then move to lie over the North Labrador Coast Sunday morning. Strong
to gale force winds will develop over the region with this system
today and will persist on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
water except the North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south.

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