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East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 February 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 near midnight then becoming west 25 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries ending near midnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections this morning. Freezing spray today and Thursday.

Temperatures minus 4 to plus 2 falling to minus 9 to minus 3 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 February 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 5 to 7 metres except 7 to 9 over southern sections today. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 February 2024
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 25 knots.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5303W to 4925N 5118W
to 5227N 5026W to 5526N 5150W to 5720N 5736W to 6014N 5920W to 6136N
5718W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:23 PM EST 20 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5025N 4825W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N
5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5825W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 February 2024

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 February 2024

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 965 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching trough located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM NST 21 February 2024 An intense low pressure system will remain quasi-stationary southeast
of Greenland today before moving eastward tonight and Thursday.
Gale to storm force west to northwesterlies will persist today west
of the low before diminishing tonight.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water.

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