Mid Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 18 November 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 30 knots backing to west 25 Monday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 18 November 2018
Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 18 November 2018
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northeast 35 to 45.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5340N 5915W to Labrador
near 5350N 5935W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5935N 6350W to 6030N
6400W to 6040N 6245W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5539W to 5100N 5330W to 5145N 5030W to 5300N 5030W to
5700N 5300W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 18 November 2018

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 18 November 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Monday ridge located over central Labrador.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 976 mb located over the northern
Atlantic Ocean.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Monday low 984 mb located south of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM NST 18 November 2018 An intense low pressure system over the North Atlantic will drift
slowly northward as a ridge approaches from the west. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies will develop between these two features tonight
and persist into Monday.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except East
Labrador Sea.

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