North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 January 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind west 25 knots today tonight and Sunday.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 25.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 18 January 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 January 2019
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 4835N 5240W
to 4945N 5320W to 5015N 5510W to 5055N 5245W to 5305N 5255W to 5350N
5145W to 5450N 5205W to 5655N 5700W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5156N 5558W to 5145N 5500W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 982 mb located northeast of Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing low 993 mb located northeast
of the Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 1003 mb located northwest
of Anticosti Island.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 978 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM NST 19 January 2019 A low pressure system just northeast of the Labrador Sea will move
northeastward away from the marine district today. Gale to storm
force west to northwesterlies will diminish today as the low moves
away.

A second low northwest of Anticosti Island this morning will rapidly
intensify as it moves to lie over the South Labrador Sea this
afternoon. The low will move to lie south of Greenland Sunday
afternoon. Gale to storm force winds can be expected around this low
except over the South Labrador Sea where hurricane force westerlies
are forecast. Winds will gradually diminish on Sunday as the low
moves away.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for the South Labrador Sea. Storm warnings are in effect
for the Mid Labrador Coast and East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are
in effect for all remaining waters except Lake Melville and North
Labrador Coast.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water.

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