Northwest Labrador Sea - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 30 January 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 25 this afternoon and to northwest 30 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 30 January 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 January 2015
Sunday Wind north 15 to 20 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 in the morning.
Monday Wind east 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 6 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5730W 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 30 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5553W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5550W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 30 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 AM NST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located from Labrador to Belle
Isle Bank.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located over Greenland.

At 3:00 p.m. NST today trough located over the Northwest Labrador
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough located over the East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight approaching low 995 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 AM NST 30 January 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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