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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 25 February 2024

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 30 knots backing to southwest 25 late overnight then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Monday afternoon.

Periods of snow ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over western sections late this afternoon tonight and Monday.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 25 February 2024
Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 25 February 2024
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to west 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 20.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 knots veering to southwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2024 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the extreme southwestern section. 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2024 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4842N 5008W
to 5500N 5049W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths
first-year ice in the extreme southwestern section. 9 tenths
first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme
northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 25 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 5000N 4730W to 5300N 4900W to 5530N
5140W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 25 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.

Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

South Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 25 February 2024
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 25 February 2024 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 982 mb located east of Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing low 982 mb located off Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the North Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Monday departing ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching trough located over Ungava Bay.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM NST 25 February 2024 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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