Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 16 December 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to south 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind veering to southwest 20 Monday evening.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray over northwestern sections this evening.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero rising to minus 2 to plus 2 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 December 2018
Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 16 December 2018
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind north 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 6 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5910W to 5930N 5900W to 6040N 6000W to
6315N 5755W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 6 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white
ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5200W to 5415N 5200W to 5730N 5700W to
6000N 5900W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 16 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 PM NST 16 December 2018 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over central Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Monday ridge located on a line north-south over
the East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 982 mb located over Hudson Bay.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Monday low 986 mb located over northern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:02 PM NST 16 December 2018 Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Northwest Labrador Sea.

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