North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 21 November 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to north 35 late this evening and to northwest 45 to 55 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 65 Thursday morning then diminishing to northwest 55 Thursday evening.

Snow beginning late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Moderate freezing spray beginning this evening becoming severe overnight.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 November 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening and to 5 to 7 late overnight. Seas building to 8 to 11 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 21 November 2018
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to northwest 45 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind east 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 9 plus tenths new ice in some small bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5310N 5545W to 5350N 5525W to
5555N 6005W to 5750N 6135W to 5920N 6250W to 5940N 6200W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5100N 5330W to 5100N 4930W to 5300N 4930W 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)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 21 November 2018

'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above 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

North Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 21 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 4:00 PM NST 21 November 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NST today deepening low 986 mb located near the Great
Northern Peninsula.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday low 955 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located north of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM NST 21 November 2018 A deepening low near the Great Northern Peninsula will move
northwards into the Labrador Sea tonight. Gale force north to
northeasterlies will spread to most waters this evening ahead of this
feature. Storm to hurricane force easterlies will develop east of the
low while storm to hurricane force northwesterlies develop to its
west tonight.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and East
Labrador Sea. Storm warnings are in effect for Mid Labrador Coast and
South Labrador Sea. A gale warning is in effect for South Labrador
Coast.

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

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