North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 20 March 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 near noon then diminishing to variable 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to south 20 Thursday evening.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Flurries beginning Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray today tonight and Thursday morning.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 March 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 March 2019
Friday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind east 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 4650N 5540W to 4620N 5245W to 4835N
5140W to 4710N 4800W to 4315N 5030W to 4235N 4840W to 4720N 4500W to
4820N 4505W to 4915N 4715W to 5050N 4750W to 5520N 5200W to 5625N
5710W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice is north then west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4250N 4940W to 4250N 4830W to 4610N 4235W to 4900N
4230W to 5400N 4850W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5730W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough located over the North Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Thursday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:11 AM NDT 20 March 2019 A trough of low pressure over the North Labrador Coast will continue
across the Labrador Sea today to lie southeast of the marine district
tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies ahead of the trough will
shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except North Labrador Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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