South Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 PM NST 28 February 2024
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 this evening and to south 35 to 45 Thursday morning.
Flurries changing to periods of rain or snow this evening and ending Thursday afternoon. Risk of freezing rain near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2 rising to plus 4 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4838N 4957W
to 5407N 5022W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
2 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice including a
trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 28 February 2024
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4700N 5000W to 4800N 4745W to 5235N 4730W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 4:00 PM NST 28 February 2024
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM NST 28 February 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NST today dissipating low 988 mb located east of
At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday trough located on a line east-west over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over the North Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing ridge located east of Labrador
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:23 PM NST 28 February 2024 A trough of low pressure on an east-west line over Mid Labrador Coast
will track northward across the marine district tonight and Thursday.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the trough
tonight, then shift to strong to gale force south to westerlies
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- 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
- Northeast Gulf - northwestern half
- Northeast Gulf - southeastern half
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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