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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 February 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to southwest 15 to 20 Sunday morning.

Flurries ending this morning. Periods of light snow beginning Sunday evening.

Temperatures minus 20 falling to minus 30 near noon Sunday then rising to minus 25 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 February 2016
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 25 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4810N 4955W
to 5145N 5010W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Consolidated first-year ice.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 988 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 989 mb located over the North Labrador

At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 986 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday intensifying low 966 mb located east of
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM NST 13 February 2016 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will slowly
drift westward throughout the forecast period. Strong to gale
Force easterlies are expected north of the low while strong to gale
force southwesterlies are forecast south of the low.

A second low pressure system will pass southeast of the East Labrador
Sea late in the day on Sunday. Strong to gale force north easterlies
will develop late on Sunday over the East Labrador Sea with this

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, the Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half
and the East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the East Labrador Sea.

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