Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 20 March 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 30 knots increasing to northwest 35 early this evening then diminishing to west 25 late overnight. Wind backing to southwest 15 to 20 Thursday morning then increasing to south 30 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray tonight and Thursday.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4 falling to minus 20 to minus 14 this evening then rising to minus 3 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 March 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 20 March 2019
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind east 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 4650N 5540W to 4620N 5245W to 4835N
5140W to 4710N 4800W to 4315N 5030W to 4235N 4840W to 4720N 4500W to
4820N 4505W to 4915N 4715W to 5050N 4750W to 5520N 5200W to 5625N
5710W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice is north then west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4230N 5000W to 4230N 4840W to 4615N 4225W to 4900N
4225W to 5400N 4835W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 20 March 2019

'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 NDT 20 March 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Thursday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT Thursday approaching low 986 mb located over
northern Quebec.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM NDT 20 March 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Mid Labrador Coast will continue
across the Labrador Sea tonight to lie east of the marine district by
Thursday morning. Strong to gale force southwesterlies ahead of the
trough will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except North Labrador Coast.

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

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