Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 23 January 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 near noon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind becoming southeast 15 Thursday afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 Thursday evening.

Snow beginning Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray today.

Temperatures minus 20 rising to minus 6 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 23 January 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 23 January 2019
Friday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 plus tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice over eastern sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4900N 5250W
to 4950N 5310W to 5010N 5435W to 5045N 5235W to 5255N 5205W to 5405N
5230W to 5510N 5355W to 5650N 5720W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9
tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice over eastern
sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5124N 5532W to 5130N 5430W to 5245N 5015W to 5500N 5045W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5148N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5601W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 992 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing low 990 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the Northwest Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday trough located over the southern East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching ridge located over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM NST 23 January 2019 A low pressure system east of the Belle Isle Bank will continue to
move away from the district today. Strong to gale force northerlies
will diminish this morning as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
South Labrador Coast.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the South Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

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