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Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 27 February 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to west 20 this afternoon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of snow Wednesday changing to periods of rain or snow with a risk of freezing rain. Fog patches forming early Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Risk of freezing spray today and tonight.

Temperatures minus 12 rising to zero Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 27 February 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 February 2024
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 in the morning.
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:38 PM EST 26 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 4900N 4735W to 5250N 4805W to 5815N
5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 997 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 994 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 AM NST 27 February 2024 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will move
eastward to lie east of the Labrador Sea this evening. Strong to gale
force west to northwesterlies are expected behind the low as it moves
eastward.

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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