Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
Issued 09:30 AM NST 24 February 2024
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon then increasing to northwest 25 this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 35 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 25 near noon Sunday. Wind backing to west 15 to 20 Sunday evening.
Snow beginning this afternoon changing to flurries Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Risk of freezing spray.
Temperatures minus 6 falling to minus 15 this evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce 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 CoverageIce 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 BulletinIssued 2:25 PM EST 23 February 2024
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4740N 5030W 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 24 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5729W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and southIssued 09:30 AM NST 24 February 2024
'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.
Mid Labrador CoastIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 AM NST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday trough located on a line north-south over
the East Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 p.m. NST today approaching low 989 mb located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:24 AM NST 24 February 2024 A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will drift
eastward today to lie over the East Labrador Sea tonight.
An approaching area of low pressure over the Gulf of St. Lawrence
will track along the trough tonight and Sunday.
Moderate to strong northwesterlies west of the trough will increase
to strong to gale force tonight as the low tracks north along the
trough. Winds will diminish late Sunday as the low tracks over
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.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Belle Isle Bank
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- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
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- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
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- Lake Melville
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- Sable - eastern half
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