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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 January 2023

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 this morning then veering to northwest 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water severe freezing spray becoming moderate this morning.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 30 January 2023
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 this afternoon. Seas building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 January 2023
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20.
Friday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday 2 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5803N 5704W to 5955N 5820W to 6132N 5754W
then northeastwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4735W to 5100N 4720W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 January 2023

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 4:00 AM NST 30 January 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located northeast of
the Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 1006 mb located over the East
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday low 995 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM NST 30 January 2023 A trough of low pressure over East Labrador Sea will continue to move
northeastward and depart to the east tonight. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will diminish to light to moderate winds in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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