Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 20 January 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 this afternoon then diminishing to west 15 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to northeast 15 Monday morning. Wind increasing to north 25 Monday afternoon and to north 35 Monday evening.

Periods of snow beginning early Monday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water severe freezing spray becoming moderate this afternoon and ending near midnight. Moderate freezing spray beginning Monday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 24 to minus 16.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 January 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 20 January 2019
Tuesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Thursday Wind west 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice over eastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 4835N 5225W
to 4950N 5310W to 5020N 5455W to 5105N 5240W to 5320N 5235W to 5335N
5155W to 5450N 5205W to 5630N 5635W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths
first-year ice over eastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5155N 5558W to 5130N 5500W to 5315N 5115W to 5500N 5115W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 20 January 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 20 January 2019

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 980 mb located east of the South
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 988 mb located south of Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 987 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Monday low 986 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM NST 20 January 2019 An intense low pressure system east of the South Labrador Sea will
move to lie south of Greenland by this evening. Gale to storm force
winds can be expected around this low over most waters. Winds will
gradually diminish today as the low moves away.

Another area of low pressure will move to lie over the Gulf of St.
Lawrence on Monday where it will remain nearly stationary until late
Tuesday. A warm front associated with this low will extend
northeastward towards Southern Labrador on Monday. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies will develop ahead of this feature over
southern waters.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect
for all remaining waters except North Labrador Coast.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water.

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