North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 November 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 30 knots except west 20 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to west 25 Tuesday morning.

Flurries ending Tuesday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 November 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres becoming 1 to 2 this evening except 2 to 3 over northern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 November 2018
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to north 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots.
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 9 tenths new ice in some small bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 19 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5538W to 5100N 5330W to 5130N 5000W to 5300N 5000W to
5700N 5300W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 19 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 19 November 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 990 mb located over the northern East
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday low 987 mb located north of the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying trough from 990 mb low located
north of the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing trough from 987 mb low located
north of the Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over central Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM NST 19 November 2018 A low pressure system near the northern boundary of the East Labrador
Sea will drift slowly northward tonight into Tuesday morning.
Gale force west to northwesterlies will continue tonight over the
Labrador Sea, then diminish to strong southwesterlies as the low
departs to the north on Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador Sea.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except East
Labrador Sea.

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