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Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 04 February 2023

Tonight and Sunday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind north 65 to 75 knots diminishing to northwest 45 to 55 this evening and to northwest 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind becoming west 25 Sunday morning.

Snow changing to flurries this evening and ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 15 to minus 7 falling to minus 26 to minus 18 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 04 February 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 04 February 2023
Monday Wind west 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots backing to south 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind southwest 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)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 04 February 2023

'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above 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 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 4:00 PM NST 4 February 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 960 mb located over southeastern
Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday merging low 954 mb located south of
Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 940 mb located over the southern East
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday merging low 954 mb located south of
Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday low 980 mb located southeast of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM NST 4 February 2023 A complex and intense area of low pressure will continue to affect
the Labrador Sea tonight. A low pressure system over Southeastern
Labrador will track over the Belle Isle Bank this evening before
merging with a second low pressure system approaching from the East
Labrador Sea. The merged low will then move east of the marine
district on Sunday.

Storm to hurricane force northeasterlies can be expected to the north
of these systems, with gale to storm force southwesterlies to their
south. Winds will shift to gale to storm force northwesterlies
tonight in their wake and further weaken to strong to gale force west
to southwesterlies throughout the day on Sunday as they depart.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South
Labrador Sea - northern half, and East Labrador Sea. Storm warnings
are in effect for all remaining waters except Northwest Labrador Sea
- northwestern half where a gale warning is in effect.

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

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