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Mid Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 January 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southeast 30 knots and locally gusts to 40 along the coast this morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 20 near noon and to southeast 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Snow or rain ending near noon. Flurries Tuesday. Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 January 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 January 2021
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 in the morning then veering to northeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northeast 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday 7 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice near the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

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

7 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 tenths
grey-white ice near the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 17 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5151N 5607W to 5145N 5400W to 5700N 5400W to 5935N 5620W to
6430N 5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 18 January 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Funk Island Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:34 AM NST 18 January 2021 A trough of low pressure over Funk Island Bank will move to lie over
Northwest Labrador Sea Tuesday morning. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the trough will diminish to moderate to
strong southerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador Sea.

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