South Labrador Sea - western half
Issued 04:00 AM NST 09 February 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots veering to north 10 to 15 this morning then to northeast 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 25 Wednesday morning.
Flurries ending this evening. A few flurries beginning Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending this morning. Occasional freezing spray beginning overnight.
Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4 rising to minus 8 to minus 1 Wednesday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4840N 5010W
to 5145N 4935W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
6 tenths of first-year ice.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 8 February 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4500N 4800W to 4515N 4645W to 4745N 4415W to 4845N
4415W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5800W to Newfoundland near 5040N 5725W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs west of the
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM NST 09 February 2016
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 4:00 AM NST 9 February 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located over the Northwest
At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located south
At 4:00 a.m. NST today low located near Sable Island.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating low located over Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:55 AM NST 9 February 2016 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except those over the North Labrador
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - eastern half
- Funk Island Bank - western half
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan - northwestern half
- Laurentian Fan - southeastern half
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
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