Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 December 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 30 knots and locally gusts to 40 near fjords this morning. Wind diminishing to west 25 this evening then backing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind southwest 15 to 20 Tuesday.

Flurries ending Tuesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 15 to minus 7.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 December 2017

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this morning and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 December 2017
Wednesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind north 25 to 35 knots backing to northwest 45.
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 9 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5615W to 5045N 5525W
to 5340N 5510W to 5600N 6025W to 5745N 6120W to 5955N 6320W to 6030N
6235W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice
along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5100W to 5400N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 December 2017

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 18 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 962 mb located east
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM NST 18 December 2017 An intense low pressure system east of Greenland will continue to
bring strong to gale force northwesterlies to the region this
morning. Winds will diminish throughout the day on Monday as a weak
ridge builds in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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