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East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 17 January 2022

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 25 Tuesday morning then increasing to southeast 40 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries changing to snow near noon Tuesday then to rain or snow Tuesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1 rising to plus 2 Tuesday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 January 2022
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 after midnight then building to 3 to 5 Tuesday afternoon. Seas building to 5 to 7 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 January 2022
Wednesday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4838N 5301W to 4930N 5315W
to 5031N 5513W to 5138N 5407W to 5344N 5424W to 5532N 5638W to 5803N
5738W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:50 PM EST 17 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5130N 5235W to 5215N 5045W to 5430N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 17 January 2022

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 17 January 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 978 mb located near the St. Lawrence
By 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday low 983 mb located near Lake Melville.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough from low located on a line
north-south over northern Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday trough from low located on a line
north-south over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:11 PM NST 17 January 2022 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest tonight to lie
near Lake Melville by Tuesday evening. A trough extending northward
from the low will move eastward across Northern Quebec tonight to lie
over the Labrador Sea by Tuesday evening. Gale force southeasterlies
will spread across the district on Tuesday ahead of the trough then
shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect all

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador
Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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