South Labrador Sea - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 16 January 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to northeast 25 Tuesday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening. Freezing spray beginning Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12 rising to minus 12 to minus 5 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 January 2017
Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 16 January 2017
Wednesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to south 15 to 20.
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 5 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4930N 5310W
to 5000N 5400W to 5305N 5120W to 5500N 5245W to 5600N 5550W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice
except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice
in the northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5045N 5000W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 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 16 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 16 January 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 1004 mb located west of Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday low 1004 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday building ridge located over northern
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM NST 16 January 2017 Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the North Labrador Coast.

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