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Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 26 February 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots except northwest 35 over southern sections tonight and Thursday. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Thursday evening.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 18.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 February 2020
Tonight and Thursday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 26 February 2020
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots veering to north 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 plus tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the northeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4830N 5300W to 4845N 5045W
to 5055N 4900W to 5515N 5245W to 5615N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the
northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4730N 5240W to 4730N 4620W to 4855N 4615W to 5400N 5000W to 6000N
5900W to 6220N 5500W to 5800N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5626W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 26 February 2020

'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 26 February 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located over the South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday departing trough located over Funk
Island Bank.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight building ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Thursday ridge located from Labrador to the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM NST 26 February 2020 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will move south
of the marine district on Thursday. Gale force northwesterlies over
southern waters will diminish to strong by Thursday afternoon as the
trough moves away and a ridge of high pressure builds in from the
west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, and South Labrador Sea.

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

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