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North Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 January 2022

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots except northwest 35 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening except northwest 25 to 35 over northern sections. Wind becoming west 10 to 15 late overnight except west 25 over northern sections. Wind west 10 to 15 except west 25 over northern sections Thursday.

Risk of freezing spray late this afternoon and tonight. A risk of freezing spray over northern sections Thursday.

Temperatures minus 24 to minus 18.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 January 2022
Tonight and Thursday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 January 2022
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the extreme northeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4838N 5301W to 4930N 5315W
to 5030N 5519W to 5246N 5358W to 5444N 5456W to 5544N 5633W to 5803N
5738W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2
tenths first-year ice in the extreme northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:08 PM EST 19 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5125N 5145W to 5215N 5000W to 5425N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 19 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 19 January 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday trough located east of Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located over eastern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 PM NST 19 January 2022 A trough of low pressure over the East Labrador Sea will move east of
the district tonight. Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of
the trough will shift to west to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and the Mid Labrador Coast - north of
Hopedale.

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

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