North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 13 December 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 Friday morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Friday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Friday evening.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 13 December 2018
Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 13 December 2018
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 5 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice in the northern section and along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5320W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5355W to
4930N 5400W to 4930N 5425W to 4945N 5430W to Newfoundland near 4950N
5540W. Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5000N 5600W to 5020N
5620W to 5130N 5515W to 5355N 5525W to 5555N 5930W to 5715N 6045W to
5800N 5910W then eastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white
ice in the northern section and along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5100N 5415W to 5215N 5000W to 5330N 5000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Issued 9:30 PM NST 13 December 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Issued 9:30 PM NST 13 December 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 PM NST 13 December 2018 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located over the
coast of Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary high located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM NST 13 December 2018 A ridge of high pressure over Quebec and a trough off the coast of
Greenland will continue to remain stationary throughout the forecast
period. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will persist over most
waters between these features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek and the Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the North Labrador Coast- Saglek and
south and East Labrador Sea.

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