Northwest Labrador Sea
Issued 09:30 PM NST 24 February 2020
Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 near noon Tuesday.
Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning near noon Tuesday.
Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EST 24 February 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from 5800N 5840W to 6025N 5945W to 6300N 5745W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 24 February 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4730N 5240W to 4730N 4650W to 4910N 4545W to 5400N 5000W to 6230N
5359W to 5744N 4500W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5626W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 9:30 PM NST 24 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM NST 24 February 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located over the coast of Greenland.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday dissipating trough located over the coast
At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 1007 mb located over western Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday low 1002 mb located over the southern
East Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:39 PM NST 24 February 2020 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
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