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Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 05 February 2023

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 this afternoon. Wind west 25 tonight and Monday.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 26 to minus 18.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 05 February 2023
Today Tonight and Monday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 05 February 2023
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 February 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 plus tenths grey-white ice. Consolidated first-year ice along the coast. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice and along the coast today easing Sunday morning. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 February 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5309N 5136W to 5455N 5145W to 5634N 5659W to
5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6120N 5739W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 plus tenths grey-white ice. Consolidated first-year ice along the
coast. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice and along the coast today
easing Sunday morning.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 4 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4905N 4815W to 5045N 4720W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 05 February 2023

'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 04 February 2023

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 AM NST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 962 mb located east of the Marine
District.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing low 976 mb located south of
Greenland.

By 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located over
southern Greenland.

By 4:00 p.m. NST Monday building ridge located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:08 AM NST 5 February 2023 A deep low pressure system just east of the marine district will
continue to move away today. Generally strong to gale force
northwesterlies are forecast today in its wake.

A trough of low pressure will stall over Southern Greenland later
today as a ridge of high pressure builds in from the west to lie over
Labrador. The interaction of these two features will cause strong to
gale force westerlies to persist over the marine district tonight and
Monday.

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 South Labrador Sea, Northwest Labrador Sea -
southeastern half and East Labrador Sea.

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