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South Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 29 February 2024

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 late overnight. Wind west 25 Friday.

Flurries ending Friday morning.

Risk of freezing spray overnight and Friday.

Temperatures minus 5 falling to minus 20 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 29 February 2024
Tonight and Friday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 29 February 2024
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday 4 tenths grey 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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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5812N 5805W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths grey 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 1:30 PM EST 29 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4710N 4755W to 4900N 4710W to 5300N 4855W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 29 February 2024

'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 29 February 2024 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line east-west over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday departing trough located north of Labrador
Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line north-south over
the South Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Friday trough located east of Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM NST 29 February 2024 A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will depart
to the north tonight. Strong to gale force easterlies ahead of the
trough will shift to strong to gale force southerlies behind it.

A second trough will cross the marine district from the west tonight
and Friday. Winds will shift to strong to gale force westerlies
behind this trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

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

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