South Labrador Sea - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 26 January 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 50 to 60 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35 Tuesday morning and to west 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate at times severe freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 6 falling to minus 18 to minus 10 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 January 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 7 to 10 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 Tuesday morning and to 3 to 5 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 26 January 2015
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 1:06 PM EST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 7 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 1:06 PM EST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 5135N 4925W to 5510N 5300W to 5605N 5540W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:01 AM EST 26 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5030N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Labrador Sea - southern half

Issued 9:30 PM NST 26 January 2015

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea - southern half

Issued 9:30 PM NST 26 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 26 January 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 960 mb located northeast of Labrador
Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday low 970 mb located east of Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough from 960 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday trough from 970 mb low located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM NST 26 January 2015 An intense low pressure system northeast of the East Labrador Sea
will continue to track away tonight. Gale to storm force
northwesterlies in its wake will diminish to strong to gale force
tonight.

Additionally, a trough of low pressure from this low through the
South Labrador Sea will move southeastward tonight to lie east of the
Labrador Sea by Tuesday morning. Storm force northwesterlies over
southern sections of the South Labrador Sea will diminish to strong
to gale force westerlies by Tuesday morning as the trough moves away.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea - southern half and East Labrador Sea.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake
Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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