Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 20 January 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 20 knots veering to northeast 25 after midnight.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 January 2017
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Saturday morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 20 January 2017
Sunday Wind north 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5700W to 6035N 5805W to 6240N 5740W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N 4930W to 5700N
5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5735W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 20 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 9:30 PM NST 20 January 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located southeast
of the Marine District.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM NST 20 January 2017 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water.

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