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South Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 07 February 2023

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 20 knots except light over southern sections. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to south 20 this evening. Wind increasing to south 30 late overnight then diminishing to south 20 near noon Wednesday. Wind veering to southwest 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Risk of freezing spray today and Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 20 rising to minus 8 near noon Wednesday.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 06 February 2023
Tonight and Tuesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 07 February 2023
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 tenths grey-white ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N 5332W
to 5015N 5520W to 5108N 5338W to 5328N 5131W to 5520N 5243W to 5633N
5651W to 5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey-white ice.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:00 PM EST 6 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4915N 4845W to 5120N 4710W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located over
southern Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Hudson Bay.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM NST 7 February 2023 Strong to gale force westerlies will are forecast today for most
areas between a trough of low pressure along the Greenland coast and
a ridge of high pressure over Labrador.

Another trough of low pressure approaching from Quebec will move to
lie over northern waters this evening. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will develop south of this trough.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Sea, Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern
half, and East Labrador Sea.

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