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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 25 February 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 Friday morning.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections Friday late in the day.

Temperatures zero becoming minus 6 to zero Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 25 February 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 over southern sections. Seas building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 5 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 February 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.
Monday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4955N 5334W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:57 PM EST 24 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4650N 5020W to 4720N 4840W to 4825N 4900W to 5430N
5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5131N 5704W to Newfoundland near 5113N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 25 February 2021

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 AM NST 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NST today dissipating ridge located over Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
the North Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Friday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 AM NST 25 February 2021 A trough of low pressure over the North Labrador Coast will move
southeastward over the next couple of days. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will spread across most waters in its wake on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville, North Labrador Coast and East Labrador
Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Sea, Northwest Labrador Sea, and East
Labrador Sea.

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