North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 19 November 2018

Today 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 AM 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 18 November 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 9 tenths new ice in some small bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5340N 5915W to Labrador
near 5350N 5935W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5935N 6350W to 6030N
6400W 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 18 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5539W to 5100N 5330W to 5145N 5030W to 5300N 5030W 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 09:30 AM 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 9:30 AM NST 19 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 978 mb located over the northern
Atlantic Ocean.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday low 987 mb located north of the East
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over the Northwest Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing trough from 987 mb low located
east of the East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:10 AM NST 19 November 2018 An intense low pressure system over the North Atlantic will drift
slowly northward to lie north of the East Labrador Sea Tuesday
morning. Gale force west to northwesterlies will develop today and
tonight over the Labrador Sea as the low approaches. Winds will
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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