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South Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 23 January 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 to 35 knots backing to northeast 35 to 45 near noon. Wind northeast 35 to 45 tonight and Sunday.

Showers or flurries.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 January 2021
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 23 January 2021
Monday Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 20.
Wednesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 3 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5130N 5430W
to 5220N 5340W to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white
ice in the extreme western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:19 PM EST 22 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5049N 5604W to 5105N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 23 January 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 988 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 986 mb located over Anticosti Island.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 984 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 972 mb located over northern Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM NST 23 January 2021 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will track southwestward
to lie over Anticosti Island tonight before dissipating on Sunday.
North of the low strong to gale force northeasterly to easterly winds
will spread across all southern waters today.

A second low pressure system over the Southeastern Grand Banks will
move over northern funk isle bank tonight and will drift westward
across Southern Belle Isle Bank on Sunday. Strong to gale force
northeasterly to easterly winds will continue through Sunday north of
this low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lake Melville, South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South
Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea - southern half.

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