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North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 26 February 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon except west 25 over northern sections this evening. Wind becoming west 25 Tuesday evening.

Flurries tonight and Tuesday morning.

Risk of freezing spray today and this evening. Risk of freezing spray Tuesday evening.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 26 February 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 26 February 2024
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35.
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2024 Today Tonight and Monday 9 tenths first-year ice. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2024 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice 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 Coverage

9 tenths first-year ice. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of
the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:27 PM EST 25 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 5000N 4730W to 5250N 4805W to 5815N
5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 26 February 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today departing low 982 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located over Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday deepening low 1002 mb located over the
East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today departing ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM NST 26 February 2024 A trough of low pressure will approach the district from the west,
intensifying into a low pressure system as it crosses the Labrador
Sea on Tuesday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are briefly
expected behind the low as it moves into the East Labrador Sea
Tuesday afternoon.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea.

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

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