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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 27 February 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 Friday morning.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections today and Friday.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 27 February 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 February 2020
Saturday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4830N 5300W to 4845N 5045W
to 5055N 4900W to 5515N 5245W to 5615N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4730N 5240W to 4650N 4620W to 4855N 4615W to 5400N 4940W to 6000N
5900W to 6220N 5500W to 5800N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5140N 5633W to Newfoundland near 5126N 5620W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 27 February 2020

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 AM NST 27 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing trough located over Funk Island
Bank.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today building ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 AM NST 27 February 2020 A trough of low pressure over Belle Isle Bank will depart to the
south today. Gale force northwesterlies over southern waters will
diminish to strong by this afternoon as the trough moves away and a
ridge of high pressure builds in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and South Labrador Sea.

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

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