North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 27 April 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northwest 35 this morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight except west 25 over northern sections overnight and Saturday.

Rain or snow changing to flurries this morning and ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Risk of freezing spray today and Saturday.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 12 to minus 6 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 April 2018
Tonight and Friday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 27 April 2018
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4820N 4850W
to 5100N 5115W to 5425N 5235W to 5635N 5735W to 5800N 5830W 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 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4704N 5252W to 4530N 4730W to 4515N 4545W to 4630N 4430W to 5015N
4545W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5034N 5929W to Newfoundland near 4950N 5752W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 27 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 27 April 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 995 mb located north of the Gaspe
Peninsula.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 988 mb located north of the East
Labrador Sea.

By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday building ridge located over northern
Labrador.

By 9:30 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching trough located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM NDT 27 April 2018 A low pressure system north of the Gaspé Peninsula will move
northeastward across Labrador this morning to lie north of the marine
district by late this evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
will develop ahead of the low then shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

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

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

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