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Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 24 January 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to west 30 this afternoon then veering to northwest 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to west 15 Saturday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate at times severe freezing spray ending Saturday evening.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 15.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 24 January 2020

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 this morning.

Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Today Tonight and Saturday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 24 January 2020
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5025N 5455W to 5120N 5230W to 5505N 5215W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 24 January 2020

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 24 January 2020

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 9:30 AM NST 24 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 974 mb located over
the coast of Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Funk Island Bank.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 AM NST 24 January 2020 A low pressure system near the west coast of Greenland will remain
nearly stationary for the forecast period while a ridge of high
pressure builds over Atlantic Canada. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies are expected between these two features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and North Labrador Coast - Saglek and
south.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water.

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