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South Labrador Coast - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 24 February 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to southeast 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Tuesday. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Periods of snow tonight and Tuesday morning.

Risk of freezing spray today and tonight. Risk of freezing spray Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 18 rising to minus 8 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 24 February 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 24 February 2020
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Friday Wind light increasing to east 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2020 Today Tonight and Monday 9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice in the northeastern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4830N 5300W to 4855N 5040W
to 5050N 4915W to 5510N 5250W to 5605N 5610W to 5800N 5840W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 tenths
grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice in the northeastern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4738N 5242W to 4735N 4705W to 4910N 4600W to 5400N 5000W to 6230N
5359W to 5744N 4500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5626W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 24 February 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located over the
coast of Greenland.

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

By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching low 1007 mb located over
western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM NST 24 February 2020 A trough of low pressure system off the coast of Greenland will
weaken today as a ridge builds in from the west. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies between these features will ease today as the ridge
approaches.

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

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

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