Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 13 December 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 25 knots this afternoon and to east 40 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 50 Thursday morning then diminishing to southwest 35 Thursday afternoon.

Snow beginning this afternoon and ending Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Thursday evening.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6 rising to plus 1 Thursday morning then falling to minus 4 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 13 December 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening and to 5 to 7 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 December 2017
Friday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 8 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5540W to 5305N 5520W to
5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 6030N 6355W to 6045N
6250W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey
ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5430N 4700W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 13 December 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing ridge located east of Labrador
Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying low 979 mb located over Maine.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Thursday low 960 mb located over western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 AM NST 13 December 2017 A low pressure system over Southern New Brunswick will intensify as
it moves to lie over Western Labrador later today then remain
quasi-stationary. A warm front associated with the low will move to
lie over the Labrador Sea by Thursday afternoon. Strong to gale force
easterlies will develop over most waters today ahead of the low and
increase to gale to storm force as the warm front approaches.
Winds will shift to strong to gale force southerlies behind the warm
front.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea,
Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half, and East Labrador Sea.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Lake Melville, Mid Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast,
and Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half.

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