South Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 21 February 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon Wednesday.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray ending Wednesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 February 2017
Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 21 February 2017
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5305W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5247W to 4530N 4800W to 4530N 4500W to 4700N 4500W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5111N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5020N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 21 February 2017

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 21 February 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located north of Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday quasi-stationary trough located on a
line east-west over northern Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 996 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 995 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM NST 21 February 2017 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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