North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 15 February 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late overnight then backing to east 25 Saturday evening.

Snow beginning Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray overnight and Saturday.

Temperatures minus 20 rising to minus 5 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 15 February 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 15 February 2019
Sunday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 plus tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4745N 4950W
to 4825N 4835W to 5005N 5015W to 5120N 4910W to 5240N 5125W to 5445N
5230W to 5625N 5720W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 10:53 AM EST 15 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4807N 5254W to 4815N 4935W to 5020N 4720W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5359W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5157N 5555W to Newfoundland near 5134N 5540W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 15 February 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 994 mb located west of
Anticosti Island.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over central Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM NST 15 February 2019 A low pressure system will develop over the Maritimes overnight and
approach the district on Saturday. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies will develop on Saturday ahead of the low.

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

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

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