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Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 28 February 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 near noon Thursday then becoming west 25 to 35 Thursday evening.

Periods of rain or snow ending Thursday morning with a risk of freezing rain. Showers or flurries Thursday evening.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 3 Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 28 February 2024
Tonight and Thursday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 28 February 2024
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths first-year ice. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4838N 4957W
to 5407N 5022W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths first-year ice. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of
the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 28 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4700N 5000W to 4800N 4745W to 5235N 4730W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 28 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 28 February 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line east-west over
the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Thursday trough located on a line east-west over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing ridge located east of Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:12 PM NST 28 February 2024 A trough of low pressure on an east-west line over Mid Labrador Coast
will track northward across the marine district tonight and Thursday.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the trough tonight,
then shift to strong to gale force south to westerlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

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