Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 20 April 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 30 knots increasing to north 35 Saturday afternoon.

Periods of snow and fog patches.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 20 April 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 20 April 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. 2 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the southern and western sections. Strong ice pressure along the coast today continuing Saturday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4730N 4915W
to 4830N 4855W to 4940N 5120W to 5320N 5210W to 5630N 5830W to 5800N
5900W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

2 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus
tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the southern
and western sections. Strong ice pressure along the coast today
continuing Saturday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4713N 5257W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4545W to 4645N 4515W to 4815N
4515W to 5100N 4715W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6048W to Newfoundland near 4855N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 20 April 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2018

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 20 April 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 995 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Saturday low 990 mb located over southeastern
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM NDT 20 April 2018 A low pressure system south of Newfoundland will track across the
island tonight and stall over the Belle Isle Bank on Saturday.
Gale force northerlies will develop over southwestern waters as it
approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale.

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