Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 February 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to northwest 25 near midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Tuesday morning.

Flurries beginning this evening and ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 25 to minus 17 falling to minus 31 to minus 23 near noon Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 February 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 February 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 plus tenths grey ice including 2 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the eastern sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5250W to 4915N 4915W
to 5040N 4820W to 5500N 5225W to 5600N 5555W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths grey ice including 2 tenths first-year ice except 9
plus tenths first-year ice in the eastern sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4825N 5309W to 4745N 4900W to 5015N 4715W to 5115N 4715W to 5400N
5015W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 19 February 2018

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 19 February 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
southern Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Funk Island Bank.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 1016 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday low 990 mb located off Cape Farewell.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located southeast
of Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM NST 19 February 2018 Strong to gale force westerlies will persist tonight over northern
waters between a trough of low pressure southeast of Greenland and a
high to the southwest. Meanwhile, a low pressure system over Southern
Quebec will track across South Labrador Sea tonight to lie south of
cape Farewell by Tuesday afternoon. Strong south to southwesterlies
ahead of the low will veer to strong to gale force northwesterlies in
its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
water except Lake Melville and South Labrador Coast.

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

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