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Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 03 February 2023

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeast 15 knots this morning and to east 25 to 35 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 45 to 55 this evening and to north 55 to 65 overnight. Wind becoming northwest 50 to 60 Saturday evening.

Snow this afternoon tonight and Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray this afternoon tonight and Saturday.

Temperatures minus 22 rising to minus 10 to minus 2 overnight then falling to minus 20 to minus 12 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 02 February 2023
Tonight and Friday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 03 February 2023
Sunday Wind northwest 45 knots diminishing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots becoming variable 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday 9 plus tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice. Consolidated first-year ice along the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5146N 5309W to 5441N 5156W to 5621N 5601W to
5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice.
Consolidated first-year ice along the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 2 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4900N 4900W to 5050N 4745W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 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 04:00 AM NST 03 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 3 February 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight weakening trough located over Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 986 mb located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 958 mb located over the Mid Labrador
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM NST 3 February 2023 An intensifying low pressure system over Quebec will track
northeastward to lie over the South Labrador Coast by tonight and
over the Labrador Sea on Saturday. Strong to gale force east to
northerlies ahead of the low will spread across most regions today
and further intensify to storm to hurricane force winds tonight into
Saturday. To the south of the low gale to storm force southwesterlies
are expected. Gale to storm force northwesterlies will develop late
in the day on Saturday in the wake of the low.

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

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

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