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East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 27 February 2024

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots except northwest 45 over southern sections. Wind becoming west 25 to 35 near midnight then becoming northwest 25 near noon Wednesday. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections tonight. Freezing spray Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero falling to minus 12 to minus 4 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 February 2024
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 27 February 2024
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the morning.
Friday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4838N 4957W
to 5407N 5022W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:51 PM EST 27 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 4900N 4735W to 5250N 4805W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 27 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 9:30 PM NST 27 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 9:30 PM NST 27 February 2024 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 992 mb located east of Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday low 988 mb located east of Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Wednesday ridge located over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM NST 27 February 2024 A low pressure system east of the Labrador Sea will continue tracking
eastwards tonight. Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies are
expected behind the low as it moves away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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