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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 22 February 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 this afternoon and to variable 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 20 late overnight except northeast 20 over northwestern sections. Wind southwest 20 except northeast 20 over northwestern sections Friday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening. Freezing spray beginning after midnight.

Temperatures minus 15 to minus 7 rising to minus 8 to minus 4 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 February 2024
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 February 2024
Saturday Wind south 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 in the morning then increasing to north 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4853N 5031W
to 5227N 5026W to 5526N 5150W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6136N
5718W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:15 PM EST 21 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5000N 4730W to 5100N 4735W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N
5730W to 6100N 5500W to 5645N 4505W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5729W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 22 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 9:30 AM NST 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NST today departing low 959 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over western Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Friday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 AM NST 22 February 2024 Marine interests are advised that all gale warnings have been ended.

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

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