Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 21 February 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 Friday morning except northwest 15 to 20 over northern sections.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 22 to minus 16.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 February 2019
Tonight and Friday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 21 February 2019
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Ice pressure warning in effect. 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today and Friday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4630N 5530W to 4650N 5445W
to 4615N 5320W to 4625N 5250W to 4740N 5210W to 4725N 4955W to 4625N
4725W to 4715N 4700W to 4915N 4945W to 5050N 4910W to 5420N 5235W to
5535N 5605W to 5800N 5815W then northward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Strong ice
pressure in the pack ice today and Friday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4720N 5250W to 4655N 4725W to 4900N 4625W to 5235N 4700W to 5700N
5400W to 6040N 5945W to 6325N 5535W to 5700N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 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 9:30 PM NST 21 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 21 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 PM NST 21 February 2019 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 954 mb located east of Greenland.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Friday departing low 978 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST Friday intensifying trough located over the South
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday weakening ridge located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM NST 21 February 2019 An intense low pressure system east of Greenland and a developing
trough of low pressure over the Labrador Sea will maintain strong to
gale force northwesterlies tonight and Friday.

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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