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North Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 22 February 2020

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 this evening then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Sunday morning except northwest 25 over northern sections Sunday afternoon and evening.

Flurries ending this evening.

Risk of freezing spray tonight and Sunday.

Temperatures minus 22 to minus 14.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 February 2020
Tonight and Sunday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 22 February 2020
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the eastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice except 9
plus tenths first-year ice in the eastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4738N 5242W to 4748N 4725W to 4900N 4645W to 5045N 4720W to 5400N
5000W to 6230N 5359W to 5744N 4500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5626W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 22 February 2020 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 990 mb located near Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday low 988 mb located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday trough from low located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday trough from low located over the South
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM NST 22 February 2020 A low pressure system near Ungava Bay will track across the Labrador
Sea tonight. A trough extending from the low will develop overnight
over the Northwest Labrador Sea and will track southeastward Sunday.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected in its wake.

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

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