South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 25 February 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening then to south 25 Monday morning.

Flurries ending late overnight. A few flurries beginning Monday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge occasional freezing spray tonight and Monday morning. Freezing spray over western sections Monday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6 rising to minus 10 to minus 2 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 25 February 2018

South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 near noon Monday.

South Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 25 February 2018
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 knots backing to northeast 25.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 1:53 PM EST 25 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 8 tenths of first-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 1:53 PM EST 25 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4645N 5045W
to 4655N 4730W to 5130N 4845W to 5455N 5210W to 5600N 5530W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths of first-year ice in the western
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5309W to 4645N 4715W to 5000N 4615W to 5115N 4630W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 25 February 2018

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 4:00 PM NST 25 February 2018 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Monday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over eastern Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST Monday approaching low 993 mb located over
northern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM NST 25 February 2018 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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