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Mid Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 21 February 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots except northwest 55 over southern sections late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 this evening then backing to southwest 20 after midnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Saturday evening.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 17 rising to minus 7 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 February 2020
Tonight and Saturday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 21 February 2020
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 knots becoming northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 5:06 PM EST 21 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice in the eastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 5:06 PM EST 21 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4830N 5300W to 4845N 4925W
to 5355N 5015W to 5655N 5805W to 5800N 5905W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths
grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice in the eastern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4747N 5247W to 4800N 4800W to 4900N 4720W to 5045N 4720W to 5530N
5130W to 6100N 5700W to 6300N 5400W to 5830N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 21 February 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 PM NST 21 February 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NST today weakening low 990 mb located over the
southern South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday dissipating low 1000 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday departing ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 984 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 988 mb located west of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:12 PM NST 21 February 2020 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will weaken as it tracks
southeastward away from the district tonight. As a result, gale force
northwesterlies over southern waters will diminish overnight.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
South Labrador Sea.

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

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