Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 March 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to west 30 this morning then increasing to northwest 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 late overnight then backing to west 20 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to south 30 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries beginning this morning and ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 10 rising to minus 10 to minus 4 this afternoon then falling to minus 20 to minus 14 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 March 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 March 2019
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind east 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 4650N 5540W to 4620N 5245W to 4835N
5140W to 4710N 4800W to 4315N 5030W to 4225N 4910W to 4820N 4505W to
4910N 4725W to 5520N 5200W to 5625N 5730W to 5800N 5900W then
northward. Sea ice is north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4250N 4940W to 4250N 4830W to 4610N 4235W to 4900N
4230W to 5400N 4850W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5730W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 March 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 4:00 AM NDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
southern Grand Banks.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located southeast of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM NDT 20 March 2019 A trough of low pressure over Northern Quebec will cross Labrador
today to lie southeast of the marine district tonight. Strong to gale
force westerlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except North Labrador Coast.

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

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