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East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 20 February 2024

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots tonight and Wednesday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections late this afternoon tonight and Wednesday morning. Freezing spray Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 4 to plus 2 falling to minus 9 to minus 3 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 February 2024
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres except 7 to 9 over southern sections overnight and Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 20 February 2024
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5303W to 4925N 5118W
to 5227N 5026W to 5526N 5150W to 5720N 5736W to 6014N 5920W to 6136N
5718W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:23 PM EST 20 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5025N 4825W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N
5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5825W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 5:51 PM NST 20 February 2024

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 5:51 PM NST 20 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 4:00 PM NST 20 February 2024 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 959 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM NST 20 February 2024 An intense low pressure system will remain quasi-stationary southeast
of Greenland throughout the forecast period. Gale to storm force west
to northwesterlies will persist west of the low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water.

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