South Labrador Coast
Issued 04:00 AM NST 24 February 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light Saturday evening.
Flurries ending near noon.
Risk of freezing spray today and Saturday.
Temperatures minus 10 falling to minus 20 this evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4750N 5300W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5500N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
9 plus tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year
ice including a trace of old ice in the eastern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 February 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4705N 5258W to 4500N 4730W to 4500N 4615W to 4600N 4500W to 4700N
4500W to 5030N 4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.
Iceberg Count10 to 25 icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located over central
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday quasi-stationary trough located south
At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:55 AM NST 24 February 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Central Labrador Sea will intensify
as it tracks eastward tonight to lie south of Greenland by this
evening. Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure along the Labrador coast
will remain quasistationary as it builds and strengthens. As a
result, gale force northwesterlies will spread throughout the
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek and the Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
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