Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half
Issued 09:30 AM NST 21 February 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 late overnight then increasing to northeast 20 Wednesday afternoon.
Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Outside the ice edge freezing spray ending overnight. Freezing spray beginning Wednesday afternoon.
Temperatures minus 15 to minus 7.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 6200N 5830W to 6400N 5600W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
5 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice
including a trace of old ice in the western section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 09:30 AM 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 AM NST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located north of Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday trough located on a line east-west over
central Labrador Sea.
At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located over Newfoundland.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 996 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:21 AM NST 21 February 2017 Marine interests are advised that gale warnings have ended.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
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