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South Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 25 February 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to northwest 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 45 Friday morning then diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 Friday evening.

Flurries overnight and Friday.

Risk of freezing spray late overnight and Friday.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 25 February 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 February 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 in the morning.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday 9 tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4955N 5334W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:57 PM EST 24 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4650N 5020W to 4720N 4840W to 4825N 4900W to 5430N
5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5131N 5704W to Newfoundland near 5113N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 25 February 2021

'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 AM NST 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NST today dissipating ridge located over Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
the North Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Friday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 AM NST 25 February 2021 A trough of low pressure over the North Labrador Coast will move
southeastward over the next couple of days. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will spread across most waters in its wake on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville, North Labrador Coast and East Labrador
Sea.

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

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