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South Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 25 January 2020

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 25 knots tonight and Sunday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 13 to minus 5.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 25 January 2020
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 25 January 2020
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots veering to north 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 5 tenths grey-white ice including including a trace of first-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5025N 5455W to 5120N 5230W to 5505N 5215W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths grey-white ice including including a
trace of first-year ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5330N 5245W to 5500N 5306W 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 25 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 25 January 2020 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located off
Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over western Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM NST 25 January 2020 Strong to gale force northwesterlies will persist over much of the
district through Sunday between a trough of low pressure off the
coast of Greenland and an approaching ridge of high pressure over
Western Labrador.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northwest 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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