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South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 26 February 2024

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Tuesday then backing to southwest 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 5 falling to minus 10 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 February 2024
Tonight and Tuesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 26 February 2024
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon and to southwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots backing to southeast 35.
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the northeastern section. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coast. 

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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 Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques 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 26 February 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4838N 4957W
to 5407N 5022W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice except 9
tenths first-year ice in the northeastern section. Consolidated
first-year ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:38 PM EST 26 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 4900N 4735W to 5250N 4805W to 5815N
5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:06 PM NST 26 February 2024 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight intensifying trough located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday deepening low 994 mb located over the
East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 PM NST 26 February 2024 A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will,
intensify into a low pressure system as it moves across the Labrador
Sea. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are briefly expected behind
the low as it moves into the East Labrador Sea Tuesday afternoon.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea.

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

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