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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 28 February 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this morning except west 25 over northern sections today. Wind becoming southeast 15 late overnight then increasing to southeast 25 Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Monday afternoon.

Risk of freezing spray today and early this evening. Risk of freezing spray Monday.

Temperatures minus 20 rising to minus 10 to minus 5 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 February 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 28 February 2021
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.
Thursday Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northeast 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4949N 5326W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 27 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4635N 4915W to 4735N 4755W to 5430N 5130W to 6010N
5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5112N 5606W to the Labrador coast near 5200N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 28 February 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located southeast of
Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST Monday approaching low 985 mb located over
central Quebec.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located on a line north-south over
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM NST 28 February 2021 A trough of low pressure over the Labrador Sea will track east out of
the district today. Gale force northwesterlies over northern waters
in the wake of the trough will gradually diminish today as the trough
departs.

On Monday, gale force southeasterlies will develop over northwestern
waters in the afternoon ahead of a low pressure system approaching
from Central Quebec.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

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

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