North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 11 December 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 near midnight except northwest 20 over southern sections Tuesday.

Flurries ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 5.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 11 December 2017
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 11 December 2017
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 35 to 45.
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 8 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 11 December 2017

'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

North Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 11 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 4:00 PM NST 11 December 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today departing low 991 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying trough located on a line
east-west over the southern Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located southeast of
the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM NST 11 December 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will track
southward across the Labrador Sea tonight then move away on Tuesday.
Gale force southwesterlies to the south of the trough will shift to
gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

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 the East Labrador Sea.

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