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South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 27 February 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 near noon then backing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight except south 20 over southern sections Wednesday afternoon and evening. Wind becoming south 20 Wednesday evening.

Periods of snow Wednesday. Showers Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray today and tonight.

Temperatures minus 5 falling to minus 10 this evening then rising to plus 3 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 27 February 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 February 2024
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots backing to south 35 to 45 in the morning then to southeast 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the northeastern section. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice except 9
tenths first-year ice in the northeastern section. Consolidated
first-year ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:38 PM EST 26 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 4900N 4735W to 5250N 4805W to 5815N
5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 997 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 994 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 AM NST 27 February 2024 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will move
eastward to lie east of the Labrador Sea this evening. Strong to gale
force west to northwesterlies are expected behind the low as it moves
eastward.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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