South Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 07 February 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 25 knots with gusts to 35.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 07 February 2016

South Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Monday morning.

South Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 4 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 07 February 2016
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.
Thursday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday 6 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4900N 5100W
to 5145N 4935W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4515N 4800W to 4530N 4645W to 4800N 4445W to 4830N
4445W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5105N 5843W to Newfoundland near 5021N 5732W.

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 09:30 AM NST 07 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 AM NST 7 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over central Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today dissipating ridge located over Labrador
Coast.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 1003 mb located near Anticosti Island.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday departing low 1002 mb located over southern
Belle Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Monday building ridge located over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 AM NST 7 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.

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