South Labrador Sea
Issued 09:30 PM NST 24 February 2020
Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind south 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 Tuesday morning except northwest 25 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 Tuesday evening.
Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray over northwestern sections Tuesday.
Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4830N 5300W to 4845N 5045W
to 5045N 4915W to 5515N 5245W to 5615N 5615W to 5800N 5840W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths
first-year ice in the western section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 24 February 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4730N 5240W to 4730N 4650W to 4910N 4545W to 5400N 5000W to 6230N
5359W to 5744N 4500W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5626W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W.
Iceberg Count26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 9:30 PM NST 24 February 2020
Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM NST 24 February 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located over the coast of Greenland.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday dissipating trough located over the coast
At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 1007 mb located over western Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday low 1002 mb located over the southern
East Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:39 PM NST 24 February 2020 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northern half
- Anticosti - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast - northern half
- South Labrador Coast - southern half
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
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- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
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