South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 22 February 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight then backing to west 25 near noon Thursday.

Flurries beginning Thursday afternoon.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 5.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 February 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 February 2017
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5305W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 22 February 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
east-west over central Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 994 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 996 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:06 AM NST 22 February 2017 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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