North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 January 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 knots except west 25 over southern sections tonight and Monday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 January 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind north 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 plus tenths grey ice including 2 tenths first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5025N 5525W to 5105N 5235W to 5510N 5255W to 5725N 5720W to 5800N
5750W then northwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5330N 5615W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 January 2018

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 973 mb located over the northern East
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday weakening low 985 mb located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 AM NST 21 January 2018 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will continue its
slow progression across the Northern Labrador Sea today. This system
will bring gale force northwesterlies to western waters today and
tomorrow, with strong to gale force east to southeasterlies to its
east.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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