North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 23 November 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 this evening then backing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Friday morning and to northwest 35 to 45 Friday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over southern sections Friday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 3 to zero falling to minus 6 to minus 2 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 23 November 2017
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Friday afternoon and to 4 to 6 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 23 November 2017
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20.
Monday Wind north 25 knots increasing to northwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 5 tenths of new ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5205N 5540W to 5215N 5530W to
5330N 5530W to 5435N 5705W to Labrador near 5455N 5755W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths of new ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 23 November 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 4:00 PM NST 23 November 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 4:00 PM NST 23 November 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 979 mb located over the eastern Gulf
of St. Lawrence.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday low 982 mb located over southeastern
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM NST 23 November 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Central Labrador Sea will remain
nearly stationary and gradually weaken over the forecast period.
Gale force southeasterlies over easternmost waters will persist under
the influence of the trough.

An intensifying low pressure system off the west coast of
Newfoundland will pass just south of the marine district tonight,
then track northwestwards to lie over the Northwest Labrador Sea by
Friday evening. Gale force southeasterlies over eastern waters will
spread westward ahead of this system. Strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies will develop over western waters on Friday as the low
crosses the Labrador Sea.

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 Lake Melville and the Labrador coast.

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