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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 21 January 2022

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 25 knots backing to southwest 30 Saturday morning.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8 rising to minus 8 to minus 4 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 January 2022
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 21 January 2022
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4807N 5226W
to 4930N 5315W to 5026N 5511W to 5115N 5406W to 5238N 5330W to 5441N
5422W to 5803N 5738W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths
first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:45 PM EST 21 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5115N 5140W to 5230N 4905W to 5425N 5115W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 21 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 4:00 PM NST 21 January 2022 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NST today deepening low 994 mb located over the East
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday departing low 990 mb located southeast
of the East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over northern Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday departing ridge located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:09 PM NST 21 January 2022 A deepening low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will track
slowly southeastward tonight. Gale to storm force northwesterlies in
the wake of the low will diminish as it departs the marine district
on Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea.

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

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