Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 February 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 25 knots.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 17 to minus 9.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 February 2015
Tonight and Friday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 February 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5730W to 6025N 5800W to 6150N 5720W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5253W to 4700N 5030W to 4800N 4730W to 5000N 4700W to 5145N
4700W to 6000N 5745W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 February 2015

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 4:00 AM NST 27 February 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NST today departing low 967 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 1000 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 996 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM NST 27 February 2015 A low pressure system just east of the Labrador Sea will continue
away from the marine district this morning. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies over southern waters will diminish this morning.

A second low tracking through the Labrador Sea will move east of the
district on Saturday. Strong to gale force westerlies will spread
over southern waters on Saturday behind this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea - southern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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