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Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 29 January 2023

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 near noon then diminishing to northwest 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 15 Monday morning.

Flurries ending this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray becoming severe ending Monday morning.

Temperatures minus 5 falling to minus 20 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 January 2023
Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 29 January 2023
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday 9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice. Consolidated first-year ice along the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5537W to 5259N 5318W to 5401N 5416W to 5509N 5300W to
5627N 5609W to 5803N 5704W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice. Consolidated
first-year ice along the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:02 PM EST 28 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4745W to 5100N 4720W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 29 January 2023

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 29 January 2023

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 AM NST 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Monday trough located east of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 AM NST 29 January 2023 A trough of low pressure over the Labrador Sea will continue to track
eastwards today. Strong south to southwesterlies ahead of the trough
will veer to gale force northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will
diminish on Monday as the trough departs east of the marine district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water.

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