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South Labrador Sea - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 27 January 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind variable 15 knots becoming north 10 to 15 after midnight then increasing to north 15 to 20 Thursday morning. Wind backing to northwest 25 Thursday afternoon.


Temperatures near zero.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 January 2021
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 27 January 2021
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northeast 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to 5030N 5510W
to 5130N 5430W to 5315N 5415W to 5555N 5700W to 5800N 5800W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:41 PM EST 27 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
4957N 5530W to 5000N 5255W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4830W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 27 January 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight intensifying trough located on a line
east-west over the South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday trough located over Belle Isle Bank.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:10 PM NST 27 January 2021 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will intensify
tonight while slowly drifting southward. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will persist in the wake of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for Mid
Labrador Coast and the North Labrador Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water except South Labrador Sea and
the East Labrador Sea.

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