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East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 January 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots increasing to east 45 to 55 Wednesday morning.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 January 2021
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres building to 7 to 9 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 January 2021
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 20 knots backing to northeast 20.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5220N 5340W
to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 19 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5105N 5545W to 5115N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 5935N 5620W to 6430N
5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5139N 5635W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5623W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 19 January 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 19 January 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday trough located on a line north-south
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 980 mb located over the northern
Grand Banks.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday low 975 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM NST 19 January 2021 A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will remain
nearly stationary today before moving slowly westwards towards the
Labrador coast Wednesday as a low pressure system approaches from the
south. Gale to storm force east to southeasterlies are forecast to
the east of this trough, while strong to gale force northwesterlies
will develop to its west on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
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 South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador
Sea, and Northwest Labrador Sea - southwestern half.

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