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Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 February 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 near noon then backing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Monday afternoon then veering to northwest 20 Monday evening.

Risk of freezing spray this morning. Risk of freezing spray Monday.

Temperatures minus 15 rising to minus 9 Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 24 February 2024
Tonight and Sunday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 February 2024
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to southeast 20.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to west 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths first-year ice. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coast. Strong ice pressure along parts of the coast developing overnight and continuing Sunday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4842N 5008W
to 5500N 5049W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths first-year ice. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of
the coast. Strong ice pressure along parts of the coast developing
overnight and continuing Sunday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 24 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 5000N 4730W to 5300N 4900W to 5530N
5140W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2024

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 25 February 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 982 mb located over northern
Newfoundland.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today low 980 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:39 AM NST 25 February 2024 A low pressure system over Northern Newfoundland will track
northeastward today to lie east of the Labrador Sea by this
afternoon. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected behind
the low over southern waters today and tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south, and
South Labrador Sea.

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

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