Mid Labrador Coast
Issued 04:00 AM NDT 21 March 2019
Today Tonight and Friday.
Wind west 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 this morning then increasing to southwest 30 this afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 30 Friday afternoon then diminishing to northwest 20 Friday evening.
Risk of freezing spray today.
Temperatures minus 20 to minus 14 rising to minus 1 Friday morning then falling to minus 10 Friday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce 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.
7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4230N 5000W to 4230N 4840W to 4615N 4225W to 4900N
4225W to 5400N 4835W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5745W.
Iceberg Count51 to 100 icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NDT 21 March 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today departing trough located southeast of
At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located over the East
At 4:00 p.m. NDT today approaching low 986 mb located over northern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 AM NDT 21 March 2019 A trough of low pressure just southeast of the Labrador Sea will
continue to move east of the marine district this morning. Strong to
gale northwesterlies are forecast in its wake today for the Labrador
A second area of low pressure will move over northern waters
overnight and then deepen on Friday. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies are forecast ahead of this low and gale force
northwesterlies are expected behind it.
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.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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