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South Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 February 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening and to northwest 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 35 to 45 Thursday morning then backing to west 25 to 35 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of snow ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 6 falling to minus 20 near noon Thursday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 February 2020
Tonight and Thursday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 February 2020
Friday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of first-year ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice in the northeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4805N 4930W
to 5415N 5105W to 5610N 5535W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including a trace of first-year ice except 9
tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice in the
northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4830N 5308W to 4815N 4850W to 4900N 4810W to 5045N 4730W to 5530N
5130W to 6100N 5700W to 6300N 5400W to 5830N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 19 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 4:00 PM NST 19 February 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NST today deepening low 995 mb located over Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday low 973 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM NST 19 February 2020 A developing low pressure system over the Labrador Sea will rapidly
deepen tonight. Gale to storm force northwesterly winds are forecast
west and south of this system while strong to gale force easterlies
are expected to its east.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and Northwest Labrador Sea.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake
Melville.

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

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