North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 17 November 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind light increasing to northwest 15 knots Sunday afternoon and to northwest 25 Sunday evening.

Flurries beginning this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Sunday evening.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 November 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 November 2018
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 November 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 3 tenths new ice in some small bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 November 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 5940N 6355W to 6030N
6400W to 6040N 6245W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths new ice in some small bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5100N 5345W to 5145N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5700N 5300W to 5800N 5630W 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 17 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 17 November 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the South Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located near Greenland.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday weakening trough located east of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 AM NST 17 November 2018 A trough of low pressure near Greenland will remain nearly stationary
today then begin to move eastward and weaken tonight. Gale force
northwesterlies over the East Labrador Sea will diminish tonight as
the trough moves away.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
East Labrador Sea - northeastern half. Freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Lake Melville, the Mid Labrador Coast and the North
Labrador Coast.

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