North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 17 December 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots becoming northwest 35 late overnight then diminishing to west 25 Monday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2 falling to minus 15 to minus 10 Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 December 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 December 2017
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind north 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 9 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5615W to 5045N 5525W
to 5340N 5510W to 5600N 6025W to 5745N 6120W to 5955N 6320W to 6030N
6235W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice
along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5100W to 5400N 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 09:30 AM NST 17 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 09:30 AM NST 17 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 9:30 AM NST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NST today dissipating low 974 mb located over the
South Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 956 mb located east of the Marine
District.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday low 958 mb located east of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 AM NST 17 December 2017 A weakening low pressure system just east of the marine district will
drift slowly southeastward today before merging with another deep low
tracking towards Greenland. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are
expected to persist over the Labrador Sea behind these systems.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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