Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 27 February 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 30 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 27 February 2015
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

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

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 February 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 6 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 February 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5730W to 6150N 5815W to 6220N 5730W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice
including a trace of old ice in the northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5252W to 4700N 5030W to 4800N 4730W to 5000N 4645W to 5145N
4700W to 6000N 5745W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 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 9:30 PM 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 9:30 PM NST 27 February 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 998 mb located over central Labrador
Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Saturday departing low 996 mb located southeast
of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:09 PM NST 27 February 2015 A low pressure system 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 the 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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