South Labrador Sea - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 31 January 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots except northwest 25 over western sections. Wind becoming southeast 20 late overnight then increasing to southeast 30 Sunday morning. Wind veering to south 25 Sunday evening.

Periods of snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over western sections tonight.

Temperatures minus 7 to zero rising to plus 2 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 31 January 2015
Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 31 January 2015
Monday Wind south 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots increasing to east 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 50 to 60 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 7 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice in the southern and western sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5135N 5030W to 5505N 5240W to 5625N 5625W to 5800N 5730W 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 southern and western sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 31 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5556W to Newfoundland near 5135N 5550W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 31 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 31 January 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 986 mb located north of
Prince Edward Island.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 976 mb located off the Mid Labrador
Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located off the
Mid Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM NST 31 January 2015 An area of low pressure north of Prince Edward Island will track
northward over the Gulf of St. Lawrence tonight and off the Mid
Labrador Coast by Sunday evening. A trough of low pressure ahead of
this low developing off the Mid Labrador Coast tonight will remain
quasi-stationary through Sunday. As the low approaches, strong to
gale force northwesterlies will develop west of the trough, while
strong to gale force easterlies develop to its east.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Mid Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and
East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the East Labrador Sea.

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