South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 24 February 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Sunday and to variable 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 22 to minus 14.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 24 February 2018
Tonight and Sunday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 24 February 2018
Monday Wind south 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 15 to 20 knots backing to north 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the northeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4700N 4730W
to 5145N 4905W to 5500N 5230W to 5600N 5530W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice
except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5309W to 4645N 4800W to 5000N 4630W to 5115N 4630W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 24 February 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 980 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Belle Isle Bank.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday departing trough located southeast of the
Marine District.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:08 PM NST 24 February 2018 An intense low pressure system nearly stationary just off the
southeastern coast of Greenland will gradually weaken through the
forecast period. Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure over the Belle
Isle Bank will continue to move away from the marine district
tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will diminish tonight
and Sunday as a ridge builds in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

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

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