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East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 February 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 this morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 late overnight then veering to southwest 15 to 20 Friday afternoon.

Flurries overnight and Friday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 9 to minus 3 rising to zero Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 February 2024
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 February 2024
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to south 25 in the morning.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming north 25 to 35.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5303W to 4852N 5047W
to 5227N 5026W to 5526N 5150W to 5720N 5736W to 6014N 5920W to 6136N
5718W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:15 PM EST 21 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5000N 4730W to 5100N 4735W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N
5730W to 6100N 5500W to 5645N 4505W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5729W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 February 2024

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 4:00 AM NST 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 955 mb located east of Greenland.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today departing low located east of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 AM NST 22 February 2024 An intense low pressure system east of Greenland will continue to
track eastward today. Strong to gale force westerlies will diminish
this morning as the low departs.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

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

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