North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 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 AM NST 19 January 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. 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 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 4835N 5225W
to 4950N 5310W to 5020N 5455W to 5105N 5240W to 5320N 5235W to 5335N
5155W to 5450N 5205W to 5630N 5635W 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 19 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5155N 5558W to 5130N 5500W to 5315N 5115W to 5500N 5115W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 984 mb located northeast of Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing low 993 mb located northeast
of the Marine District.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying low 999 mb located over
southeastern Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday low 976 mb located southeast of the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 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 over Southeastern Labrador 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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