Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 February 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 this morning. Wind northwest 25 to 35 tonight and Wednesday.

Flurries ending this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 22 to minus 16.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 February 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 February 2019
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 8 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northern section. Strong ice pressure along parts of coast and in the pack ice today and continuing Tuesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4830N 5300W to 4730N 4850W
to 4835N 4810W to 5005N 5015W to 5110N 4855W to 5505N 5220W to 5630N
5710W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

8 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice including a
trace of old ice in the northern section. Strong ice pressure along
parts of coast and in the pack ice today and continuing Tuesday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4739N 5247W to 4725N 4845W to 4915N 4700W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5400W to 6027N 5919W to 6510N 5439W to 5915N 5203W to 5832N 5003W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 February 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

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 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 NST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 973 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 972 mb located southeast of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 AM NST 19 February 2019 A broad area of low pressure over the East Labrador Sea will slowly
move to lie southeast of the district this evening where it will
stall. Gale force northwesterlies will persist across most waters
through Wednesday behind the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

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

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