Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 16 January 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near noon then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this evening. Wind becoming variable 15 to 20 Thursday morning then increasing to northwest 35 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries beginning late overnight.

Risk of freezing spray late this morning. Risk of freezing spray overnight and Thursday.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 January 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less near noon then building to 1 to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 16 January 2019
Friday Wind west 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots backing to west 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 4830N 5245W
to 4945N 5320W to 5015N 5505W to 5110N 5310W to 5325N 5340W to 5425N
5155W to 5605N 5610W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5212N 5540W to 5200N 5500W to 5400N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 16 January 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 9:30 AM NST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight approaching low 998 mb located north of
the Gaspe Peninsula.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday dissipating ridge located over Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:06 AM NST 16 January 2019 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest this evening
and cross Southeastern Labrador on Thursday. Strong southerlies will
shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

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