Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 16 January 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to variable 15 to 20 knots late overnight except southeast 30 over northern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 Thursday evening.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray over western sections overnight and Thursday.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6 rising to minus 10 to minus 2 near noon Thursday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 January 2019
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 2 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 16 January 2019
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots backing to west 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday 3 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 6035N 5905W to 6335N 5755W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice including a
trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5212N 5540W to 5200N 5500W to 5400N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 16 January 2019

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 PM NST 16 January 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 998 mb located north of the Gaspe
Peninsula.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday low 991 mb located off the Mid Labrador
Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday dissipating ridge located over Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 PM NST 16 January 2019 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest this evening
and cross Southeastern Labrador on Thursday. Strong southerlies will
shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

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