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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 25 February 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 30 knots tonight and Wednesday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over northwestern sections tonight and Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 25 February 2020
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 25 February 2020
Thursday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northeast 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4830N 5300W to 4845N 5045W
to 5055N 4900W to 5515N 5245W to 5615N 5615W to 5800N 5815W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths
first-year ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4730N 5240W to 4715N 4635W to 4910N 4525W to 5400N 5000W to 6000N
5830W to 6230N 5430W to 5900N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5626W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 25 February 2020

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 PM NST 25 February 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 1000 mb located southeast of the East
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday quasi-stationary low 992 mb located
south of Greenland.

By 9:30 p.m. NST Wednesday building ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:09 PM NST 25 February 2020 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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