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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 25 February 2024

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to southwest 20 late overnight except west 25 over northern sections Monday afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 20 Monday evening.

Flurries ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening. Freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures minus 11 to minus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 25 February 2024
Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 over southeastern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 25 February 2024
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots becoming west 35 to 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2024 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western and northwestern sections. 

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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

Bergy water except 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western and northwestern sections.

 

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

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 25 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 PM NST 25 February 2024 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 982 mb located east of Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing low 982 mb located off Greenland.

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

At 4:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching trough located over Ungava Bay.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM NST 25 February 2024 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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