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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 21 January 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southwest 25 knots tonight and Wednesday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 January 2020
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres except 3 to 4 over eastern sections. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning except 2 to 3 over eastern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 21 January 2020
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 8 tenths grey ice including including a trace of first-year ice in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4920N 5210W
to 5025N 5520W to 5155N 5330W to 5500N 5400W to 5655N 5700W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located over the central East
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday departing trough located east of the
East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over northern Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Wednesday dissipating ridge located over Labrador
Sea.

By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 990 mb located over
Hudson Bay.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 PM NST 21 January 2020 A trough of low pressure over the East Labrador Sea will slowly move
southeastward and lie east of the district by Wednesday morning.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies ahead of the trough will shift
to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea - southeastern half.

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

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