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Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 20 January 2022

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 near noon except west 25 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 late overnight then increasing to northwest 25 Friday evening.


Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray this morning. Freezing spray over northwestern sections this afternoon and tonight. Freezing spray late overnight and Friday.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 January 2022
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Thursday morning and to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 20 January 2022
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 25 in the morning.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20.
Monday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5803N 5738W to 6230N 5918W to 6354N 5755W
then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth
first-year ice in the western 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 (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 20 January 2022

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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 20 January 2022 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over western Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight weakening ridge located over Belle
Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Friday intensifying trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM NST 20 January 2022 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water.

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