Northwest Labrador Sea - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 29 January 2015

Tonight and Friday

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 25 near midnight except southwest 10 to 15 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Friday morning then increasing to south 25 late Friday afternoon. Wind veering to west 20 Friday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Friday morning. Freezing spray beginning Friday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 29 January 2015
Tonight and Friday Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 29 January 2015
Saturday Wind north 20 knots.
Sunday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind east 25 to 35 knots veering to south 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday 6 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

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 29 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 29 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 29 January 2015 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located over the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight high located over Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Friday high 1025 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM NST 29 January 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the South Labrador Coast and Mid
Labrador Coast.

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