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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 18 January 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots except southeast 35 over southeastern sections. Wind becoming northwest 35 this evening. Wind northwest 35 Wednesday.

Snow becoming rain or snow near midnight then snow near noon Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over western sections today tonight and Wednesday morning. Freezing spray Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4 rising to minus 6 to plus 2 this afternoon then falling to minus 12 to minus 4 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 January 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this afternoon except 5 to 7 over southeastern sections tonight and Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 January 2022
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 1:30 PM EST 18 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5130N 5235W to 5215N 5045W to 5430N 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 18 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 18 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 979 mb located over southwestern
Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday low 979 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough from low located on a line north-south
over northern Quebec.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday trough from low located on a line
north-south over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 AM NST 18 January 2022 A low pressure system over Southwestern Labrador will move
northeastward to lie near Lake Melville by this evening and over the
Labrador Sea overnight. A trough extending northward from the low
will move eastward across Northern Quebec to lie over the Labrador
Sea by this evening. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will spread
across the district today ahead of the trough, then shift to strong
to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect
all remaining waters.

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

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