South Labrador Sea - western half
Issued 09:30 AM NST 22 February 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon then veering to west 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to north 30 Thursday morning then diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 Thursday evening.
Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Outside the ice edge occasional freezing spray.
Temperatures minus 6 to minus 1.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday
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.
2 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 7
tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 09:30 AM NST 22 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 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
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:06 AM NST 22 February 2017 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
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- Banquereau - northwestern half
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- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
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- Bras d'Or Lakes
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- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
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