North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 12 December 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots today tonight and Thursday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Occasional freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 12 December 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 12 December 2018
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 5 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5355W to 4930N
5410W to 4935N 5420W to 4945N 5435W to Newfoundland near 4950N
5540W. Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5025N 5625W to
5025N 5605W to 5130N 5515W to 5340N 5515W to 5630N 6020W to 5805N
6135W to 5800N 6015W then eastward. Sea ice west and north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along
parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5545W to 5110N 5430W to 5230N 5000W to 5500N 5000W to 5730N
5700W to 6000N 5900W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south

Issued 04:00 AM NST 12 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 4:00 AM NST 12 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located over the
coast of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary high located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:41 AM NST 12 December 2018 A large area of high pressure will remain quasi-stationary over
Quebec and a trough of low pressure will remain quasi-stationary over
the coast of Greenland. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
persist over most waters throughout the forecast period 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.

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