North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 January 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 this evening and to light Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray today and Tuesday.

Temperatures minus 22 to minus 15.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 January 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 January 2018
Wednesday Wind light increasing to north 25 knots late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 JANUARY 2018 TODAY TONIGHT AND MONDAY 9 PLUS TENTHS GREY ICE INCLUDING 2 TENTHS FIRST-YEAR ICE EXCEPT 9 PLUS TENTHS GREY-WHITE ICE INCLUDING 2 TENTHS FIRST-YEAR ICE IN THE SOUTHERN SECTION. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 JANUARY 2018 TODAY TONIGHT AND MONDAY

Ice Edge

ICE EDGE ESTIMATED FROM NEWFOUNDLAND NEAR 4835N 5300W TO 4935N 5320W
TO 5025N 5525W TO 5035N 5230W TO 5430N 5220W TO 5720N 5735W TO 5800N
5750W THEN NORTHWARDS. SEA ICE WEST OF THE ICE EDGE.

Ice Coverage

9 PLUS TENTHS GREY ICE INCLUDING 2 TENTHS FIRST-YEAR ICE EXCEPT 9
PLUS TENTHS GREY-WHITE ICE INCLUDING 2 TENTHS FIRST-YEAR ICE IN THE
SOUTHERN SECTION.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5325N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 January 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 985 mb located over the central Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating low 998 mb located over the
central South Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 970 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 966 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM NST 22 January 2018 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will slowly
weaken as it drifts southward tonight and Monday. Meanwhile, a low
pressure system northeast of Belle Isle Bank will move to lie
southeast of Greenland this morning where it will remain nearly
stationary. These systems will bring gale force northwesterlies to
western waters today into Tuesday.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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