North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 21 March 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to south 25 this afternoon then diminishing to variable 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 35 to 45 Friday morning then diminishing to northwest 25 Friday evening.

Flurries beginning early this evening and ending near noon Friday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray tonight and Friday.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 March 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 21 March 2019
Saturday Wind east 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind west 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Strong ice pressure developing in the northern section Friday morning. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

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

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Strong ice
pressure developing in the northern section Friday morning.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4220N 5000W to 4220N 4840W to 4610N 4220W to 4900N
4220W to 5400N 4835W to 5650N 5400W to 6000N 5930W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 21 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 21 March 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 986 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Friday low 986 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 AM NDT 21 March 2019 A low pressure system will move over northern waters overnight
tonight and then move eastward to lie near the Greenland coast by
Friday evening. Strong to gale force southwesterlies ahead of the low
will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect North
Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

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

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