North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 20 November 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots except west 35 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to north 35 Wednesday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending overnight. Freezing spray beginning Wednesday evening.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 November 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 metres except 3 over northern sections tonight. Seas subsiding to 1 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 20 November 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 55 to 65 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 9 tenths new ice in some small bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5625W to 5435N 5705W to
5555N 6005W to 5750N 6135W to 6005N 6335W to 6040N 6245W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths new ice in some small bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5100N 5330W to 5100N 5000W to 5300N 5000W to
5600N 5200W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 20 November 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

North Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 20 November 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 20 November 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 991 mb located north of Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday departing low 995 mb located east of
Baffin Island.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 1004 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Wednesday deepening low 979 mb located over Belle
Isle Bank.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
the South Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Wednesday ridge located north of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM NST 20 November 2018 A low pressure system north of the Labrador Sea will continue
northward tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies will gradually
diminish tonight as the low moves away and a ridge of high pressure
builds in from the south.

A second low pressure will approach the marine district from the
south on Wednesday. Gale to storm force north to northeasterlies will
spread across the all waters on Wednesday ahead of the low.

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

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

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