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South Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 27 February 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Sunday morning except northwest 25 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 Sunday afternoon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over northwestern sections Sunday.

Temperatures minus 3 falling to minus 14 to minus 6 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 February 2021
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres except 1 to 2 over northwestern sections. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 near midnight then building to 2 to 3 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 27 February 2021
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon and to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 5 tenths first-year ice in the extreme western section. 

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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 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4949N 5326W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths first-year ice in the extreme western
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 27 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)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 27 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 PM NST 27 February 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located over the North Labrador
Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Sunday departing trough located southeast of
Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST Sunday approaching high located over central
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM NST 27 February 2021 A trough of low pressure over the North Labrador Coast will track
across the Labrador Sea tonight and Sunday. Gale force
northwesterlies over northern waters in the wake of the trough will
gradually diminish on Sunday as the trough departs.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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

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