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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 27 February 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots except variable 10 to 15 over northern sections. Wind increasing to northwest 35 late overnight except southwest 20 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 near noon Sunday and to northwest 15 Sunday evening.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections Sunday.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2 rising to zero this evening then falling to minus 14 to minus 6 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 27 February 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 4 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 February 2021
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4949N 5326W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 27 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4635N 4915W to 4735N 4755W to 5430N 5130W to 6010N
5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5112N 5606W to the Labrador coast near 5200N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 27 February 2021

'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 09:30 AM NST 27 February 2021

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 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over Newfoundland.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing ridge located southeast of
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located over the North Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday trough located southeast of the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 AM NST 27 February 2021 A trough of low pressure will approach the district from Northern
Quebec today before tracking across the Labrador Sea tonight and
Sunday. Gale force northwesterlies will develop over northwestern
waters this evening in the wake of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, 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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