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South Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 26 February 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 this evening then becoming west 25 late overnight. Wind backing to southwest 20 Saturday morning.

Flurries ending this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 falling to minus 15 this evening then rising to minus 10 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 26 February 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 25 in the morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25.
Tuesday Wind east 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday 9 tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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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

9 tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:16 PM EST 25 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4640N 4930W to 4757N 4805W to 5430N 5130W to 6010N
5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5201N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5555W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM 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 AM NST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over northern Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough located over Funk
Island Bank.

At 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over Ungava
Bay.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Quebec.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday ridge located from the East Labrador
Sea to Sable Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 AM NST 26 February 2021 A trough of low pressure over Northern Belle Isle Bank will continue
southward today and tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are
expected in the wake of the trough and ahead of a ridge of high
pressure moving in from the west.

Another trough of low pressure is expected to approach the district
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 all
waters except Lake Melville and East Labrador Sea.

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

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