Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 26 April 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 late overnight then diminishing to southwest 20 Friday morning. Wind veering to northwest 25 Friday afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Periods of rain and fog patches changing to flurries near noon Friday.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 5 to minus 2 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 April 2018
Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 26 April 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning.
Sunday Wind east 20 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday 2 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4820N 4850W
to 5100N 5115W to 5425N 5235W to 5635N 5735W to 5800N 5830W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus
tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4704N 5252W to 4530N 4730W to 4515N 4545W to 4630N 4430W to 5015N
4545W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5034N 5929W to Newfoundland near 4950N 5752W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 26 April 2018 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over Ungava Bay.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing trough located north of the
Marine District.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 996 mb located over the Gaspe
Peninsula.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Friday low 989 mb located north of the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 PM NDT 26 April 2018 A low pressure system over the Gaspé Peninsula will move
northeastward across Labrador tonight to lie over the Northern
Labrador Sea by late Friday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
will develop ahead of the low then shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

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

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

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