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Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 29 February 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 near noon then becoming west 25 to 35 this evening. Wind becoming west 25 late overnight. Wind west 25 Friday.

Periods of rain this morning. Flurries tonight.

Risk of freezing spray tonight and Friday.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 21 near noon Friday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 February 2024
Today Tonight and Friday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 29 February 2024
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday 9 tenths first-year ice. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5812N 5805W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths first-year ice. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of
the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4710N 4755W to 4900N 4710W to 5300N 4855W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar 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

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 29 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
central Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday departing trough located north of Labrador
Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over western Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Friday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 AM NST 29 February 2024 A trough of low pressure over the Central Labrador Sea will track
northward today and depart this evening. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale
force southerlies behind it.

A second trough will cross the marine district from the west tonight
and Friday. Winds will shift to strong to gale force westerlies
behind this trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

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

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