South Labrador Sea - western half
Issued 09:30 PM NST 20 February 2017
Tonight and Tuesday
Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 Tuesday morning.
Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Outside the ice edge freezing spray.
Temperatures minus 8 to zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce 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.
Bergy water except 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the northwestern and southwestern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 20 February 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4530N 4715W to 4545N 4500W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 9:30 PM NST 20 February 2017
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 9:30 PM NST 20 February 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located north of Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday quasi-stationary trough located northeast
of the East Labrador Sea.
At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
By 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located over Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:11 PM NST 20 February 2017 A trough of low pressure will approach the Labrador Sea from the
north tonight and Tuesday. Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure will
stall over Labrador tonight then drift southeastward on Tuesday.
Gale force northwesterlies can be expected over northwestern waters
tonight into Tuesday 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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