South Labrador Coast
Issued 09:30 PM NST 23 February 2017
Tonight and Friday
Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 Friday morning.
Flurries beginning late this evening and ending Friday morning.
Risk of freezing spray Friday.
Temperatures minus 5 falling to minus 15 to minus 10 overnight.
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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 9:30 PM NST 23 February 2017 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight intensifying trough located over northern
By 9:30 p.m. NST Friday trough located south of Greenland.
At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:22 PM NST 23 February 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Northern Labrador Sea will
intensify as it tracks eastward tonight to lie south of Greenland by
Friday evening. Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure along the
Labrador coast will remain quasistationary as it builds and
strengthens. Gale force northwesterlies will develop on Friday over
northwestern waters between these features.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
North Labrador Coast and Northwest Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
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