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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 28 January 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind north 30 knots today tonight and Friday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over western sections today and Friday.

Temperatures minus 7 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 January 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 28 January 2021
Saturday Wind north 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 8 tenths first-year ice in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 5800N 5800W to 6200N 6000W to 6430N
5745W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths first-year ice in the extreme western
section.

 

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.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 28 January 2021

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 AM NST 28 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located on a line
east-west over the Strait of Belle Isle.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday trough located over Funk Island Bank.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:12 AM NST 28 January 2021 A trough of low pressure over the Strait of Belle Isle will continue
to intensify today while slowly drifting southward. Strong to gale
force northerlies will persist between the trough and a nearly
stationary ridge over Western Labrador.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador coast and South Labrador Sea - northern half.

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

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