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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 23 February 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots except northwest 30 over northwestern sections Saturday afternoon and evening.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Flurries overnight and Saturday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over northwestern sections Saturday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 23 February 2024
Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 23 February 2024
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 9 tenths new ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the extreme southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4842N 5008W
to 5500N 5049W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6136N 5718W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the extreme northwestern section. 9 tenths new ice including
2 tenths first-year ice in the extreme southwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:44 PM EST 22 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4740N 5030W to 5000N 4730W to 5100N 4735W to 5530N
5140W to 5815N 5730W to 6100N 5500W to 5645N 4505W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5729W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 23 February 2024

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 AM NST 23 February 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 AM NST 23 February 2024 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and Northwest
Labrador Sea.

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