North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 18 December 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 this evening. Wind northwest 20 Wednesday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray beginning Wednesday morning.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1 falling to minus 10 to minus 5 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 December 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre building to 2 late overnight except 3 to 4 over southern sections Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 18 December 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind light increasing to northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 2 tenths grey ice except 8 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the northern section and along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4800N 5315W to 4835N 5255W
to 4940N 5340W to 5000N 5520W to 5315N 5510W to 5430N 5610W to 5640N
6030W to 5800N 5910W then northeastwards. Sea ice southwest of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths grey ice except 8 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth
grey-white ice in the northern section and along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5200W to 5415N 5200W to 5730N 5700W then
northwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Issued 09:30 AM NST 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today weakening low 989 mb located over northern
Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday departing low 993 mb located over
Davis Strait.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 976 mb located over Cabot Strait.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday low 973 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 AM NST 18 December 2018 A low pressure system is expected to approach the Labrador Sea from
the south on Wednesday to lie over the Belle Isle Bank by Wednesday
evening. Strong to gale force northeast to northwesterlies will
develop over all waters on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville, North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek,
Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Mid Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast and Northwest
Labrador Sea.

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