South Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 08 February 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight then veering to north 15 Tuesday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 08 February 2016
Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 08 February 2016
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 4 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4840N 5010W
to 5145N 4935W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme
southwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4500N 4800W to 4515N 4645W to 4745N 4415W to 4845N
4415W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5800W to Newfoundland near 5040N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs west of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 08 February 2016

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 8 February 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
Labrador.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located south
of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM NST 8 February 2016 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except those over the Mid Labrador Coast -
north of Hopedale and the North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south.

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