Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 24 January 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 20 knots this morning and to northeast 35 to 45 this afternoon. Wind becoming north 40 to 50 late overnight except south 25 over southern sections. Wind becoming northwest 45 to 55 Thursday morning.

Snow. Visibility near zero in snow.

Risk of freezing spray today and Thursday.

Temperatures minus 23 to minus 16 rising to minus 5 to zero this evening then falling to minus 16 to minus 10 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 24 January 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 24 January 2018
Friday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15.
Sunday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 plus tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the southeastern section. Strong ice pressure developing Wednesday afternoon in the pack ice and along the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5015N 5425W to 4950N 5210W to 5400N 5140W to 5720N 5735W to 5800N
5830W then northwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 plus tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9
plus tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the
southeastern section. Strong ice pressure developing Wednesday
afternoon in the pack ice and along the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 24 January 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018

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 4:00 AM NST 24 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 988 mb located over northern
New Brunswick.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 970 mb located over the Mid Labrador
Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over northern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM NST 24 January 2018 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest today and
cross Southeastern Labrador this evening before moving into the
Southern Labrador Sea Thursday evening. Winds will increase to strong
to gale force easterlies ahead of the low and shift to gale to storm
force north to northwesterlies in its wake. A brief period of strong
to gale force southerlies is expected over southernmost waters
Thursday morning as the low passes.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Mid Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea,
Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea - northern half.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake
Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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