North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 16 December 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots today tonight and Sunday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections today and tonight. Freezing spray Sunday.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 December 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 5 to 7 near noon then subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 16 December 2017
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 9 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5615W to 5045N 5525W
to 5340N 5510W to 5600N 6025W to 5745N 6120W to 5955N 6320W to 6030N
6235W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice
along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4630W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 16 December 2017

'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

Issued 09:30 AM NST 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 960 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 972 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.

By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 960 mb located east of
Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 AM NST 16 December 2017 A weakening low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will
drift slowly eastward during the forecast period. Strong to gale
force northerlies are expected north of the low with strong to gale
force southwesterlies to its south. Winds will shift to strong to
gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

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

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

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