Northwest Labrador Sea - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 28 January 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind south 25 knots increasing to northwest 30 near noon Thursday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over western sections tonight and Thursday morning. Freezing spray Thursday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2 falling to minus 15 to minus 7 Thursday evening.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 28 January 2015
Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind north 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 6 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 6030N 5830W to 6220N 5730W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths of first-year ice.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 28 January 2015

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 Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 28 January 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight weakening ridge located from Labrador to
the East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Thursday ridge located over Labrador.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located from Nova Scotia to Funk
Island Bank.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Thursday departing low 1004 mb located northeast
of Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM NST 28 January 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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