North Labrador Coast
Issued 04:00 PM NST 21 February 2020
Tonight and Saturday.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday evening.
Risk of freezing spray Saturday evening.
Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12 falling to minus 22 Saturday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce 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.
9 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice except 9
plus tenths first-year ice in the eastern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4747N 5247W to 4800N 4800W to 4900N 4720W to 5045N 4720W to 5530N
5130W to 6100N 5700W to 6300N 5400W to 5830N 5000W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM NST 21 February 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NST today weakening low 990 mb located over the
southern South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday dissipating low 1000 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.
At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday departing ridge located over the East
At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 984 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 988 mb located west of Greenland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:53 PM NST 21 February 2020 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will weaken as it
tracks southeastward away from the district tonight. As a result,
gale to storm force northwesterlies over southern waters will
diminish this evening.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast. A gale warning is in
effect for South Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
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