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Mid Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 26 February 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 near midnight with gusts to 35 near fjords. Wind southwest 25 with gusts to 35 near fjords Saturday.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 15 rising to minus 10 to minus 5 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 February 2021
Tonight and Saturday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 26 February 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

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

9 tenths first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:23 PM EST 26 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

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 26 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 9:30 PM NST 26 February 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located over Funk Island Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over the
North Labrador Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line north-south
over Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday departing ridge located southeast of
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:12 PM NST 26 February 2021 A trough of low pressure over Funk Island Bank will continue
southeastward tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies over
southern waters will diminish to strong southwesterlies tonight as
the trough departs.

Another trough of low pressure will approach the district from
Northern Quebec on Saturday. Gale force northwesterlies will develop
over northwestern waters late on Saturday behind this trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador coast and South Labrador Sea.

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

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