North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 19 February 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight except northwest 35 over northern sections. Wind northwest 15 to 20 except northwest 35 over northern sections Wednesday.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 22.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 February 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 February 2019
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Strong ice pressure along some portions of coast and in the pack ice today and continuing Wednesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4745N 5015W
to 4825N 4825W to 5010N 5005W to 5115N 4820W to 5515N 5250W to 5535N
5605W to 5800N 5835W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Strong ice
pressure along some portions of coast and in the pack ice today and
continuing Wednesday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4739N 5247W to 4715N 4830W to 4900N 4645W to 5210N 4700W to 5700N
5400W to 6040N 5945W to 6325N 5535W to 5700N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 19 February 2019

'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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2019

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 973 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 972 mb located southeast of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 AM NST 19 February 2019 A broad area of low pressure over the East Labrador Sea will slowly
move to lie southeast of the district this evening where it will
stall. Gale force northwesterlies will persist across most waters
through Wednesday behind the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

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

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