South Labrador Sea - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 28 January 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind south 10 to 15 knots backing to southeast 15 to 20 this evening then becoming variable 15 Thursday morning. Wind 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 beginning near noon Thursday.

Temperatures minus 13 to minus 5 rising to minus 8 to zero Thursday morning then falling to minus 13 to minus 5 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 January 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

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

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 9 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5305W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5655N 5815W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme western section.

 

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

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea - northern half

Issued 09:30 AM 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Labrador.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over southern Newfoundland.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 999 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 AM NST 28 January 2015 Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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