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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 24 February 2024

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 near noon Sunday and to variable 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Sunday evening.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 24 February 2024
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near midnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 24 February 2024
Monday Wind west 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 1:30 PM EST 24 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W 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 25 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 9:30 PM NST 24 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 9:30 PM NST 24 February 2024 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 984 mb located west of Newfoundland.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday low 980 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:09 PM NST 24 February 2024 A low pressure system just west of Newfoundland will track
northeastward tonight and Sunday to lie east of the Labrador Sea by
Sunday afternoon. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop
over southern waters overnight as the low approaches and diminish
late Sunday as the low moves east of the Labrador Sea.

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.

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