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North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 18 February 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 knots except west 25 over northern sections late this afternoon and this evening. Wind diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to northwest 15 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Wednesday evening.

Flurries Wednesday.

Risk of freezing spray late this afternoon and this evening. Risk of freezing spray Wednesday evening.

Temperatures minus 22 rising to minus 18 to minus 12 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 February 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 18 February 2020
Thursday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots increasing to northwest 45 to 55 in the morning.
Friday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4805N 4930W
to 5420N 5050W to 5610N 5535W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4830N 5308W to 4825N 4850W to 4900N 4810W to 5050N 4755W to 5530N
5130W to 6100N 5700W to 6300N 5400W to 5830N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 18 February 2020

'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 PM NST 18 February 2020 Tonight and Wednesday By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday deepening low 996 mb located over
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 PM NST 18 February 2020 A low pressure system will deepen over the Labrador Sea on Wednesday.
Generally strong to gale force northwesterly winds are forecast west
of this system.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
North Labrador Coast.

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

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