South Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 January 2017

Tonight and Friday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 Friday morning.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 January 2017
Today Tonight and Friday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 January 2017
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots veering to north 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind north 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 3 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 5145N 5220W
to 5210N 5020W to 5530N 5210W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme
southwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 5013N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5657N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 19 January 2017

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 4:00 PM NST 19 January 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located east of Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today weakening low 1006 mb located south of
Ungava Bay.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating low 1007 mb located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 PM NST 19 January 2017 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the East Labrador Sea.

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