Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 09 December 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 to 45 knots backing to northwest 35 near noon Monday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections tonight and Monday.

Temperatures minus 6 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 09 December 2018
Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 to 6 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 09 December 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 5 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4935N 5430W to 4945N
5430W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5535W. Sea ice south of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to
5050N 5545W to 5145N 5505W to 5340N 5515W to 5630N 6025W to 5805N
6140W to 5800N 6015W then eastward. Sea ice west and north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along
parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5130N 5430W to 5230N 5000W to 5500N 5000W to 5730N
5700W to 6000N 5900W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 09 December 2018

'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 9:30 PM NST 09 December 2018

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 PM NST 9 December 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line east-west over
northern Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Belle Isle Bank.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located off
Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM NST 9 December 2018 A trough over Northern Belle Isle Bank will drift slowly southward
tonight and Monday. Gale force north to northwesterlies will persist
over most waters throughout the forecast period behind the trough.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Labrador Coast.

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