Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 26 March 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to west 25 late overnight then to southwest 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 14.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 March 2019
Tonight and Wednesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 26 March 2019
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5100N 4930W
to 5400N 4930W to 5545N 5315W to 5620N 5600W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4045N 4920W to 4615N 4145W to 5020N
4050W to 5620N 5315W to 5630N 5335W to 6000N 5830W to 6120N 5600W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 26 March 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 994 mb located over the northern
Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday low 995 mb located over the East
Labrador Sea.

By 4:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday approaching ridge located on a line
north-south over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM NDT 26 March 2019 A low pressure system over the Northwestern Labrador Sea will move
southeastwards tonight and Wednesday. Meanwhile, a ridge of high
pressure will approach from the west. Strong southwesterlies will
increase to strong to gale force westerlies between these two
features tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

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

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