Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 23 January 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 Thursday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray over western sections Thursday evening.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10 rising to minus 10 to minus 2 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 23 January 2019
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 23 January 2019
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to east 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 35 knots.
Sunday Wind west 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 3:47 PM EST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 8 tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice in the western section. 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 3:47 PM EST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4900N 5250W
to 4945N 5315W to 5000N 5440W to 5035N 5240W to 5255N 5205W to 5405N
5230W to 5510N 5355W to 5650N 5720W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths
first-year ice in the western section. 9 tenths first-year ice
including a trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5119N 5539W to 5100N 5500W to 5230N 5000W to 5330N 5000W to 5500N
5100W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5624W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5611W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 23 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 23 January 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing low 990 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located over central Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday weakening trough located over the southern
East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Thursday ridge located east of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM NST 23 January 2019 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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