North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 16 January 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 this evening then diminishing to light Wednesday morning.

Risk of freezing spray today.

Temperatures minus 26 to minus 18.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 January 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 16 January 2018
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to
4945N 5430W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5140N
5400W to 5255N 5315W to 5800N 5815W then northeastwards. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5430N 5300W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary high located over western
Labrador.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located over the
coast of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:29 AM NST 16 January 2018 Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will gradually diminish
today as a quasistationary trough of low pressure over the coast of
Greenland slowly weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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