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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 17 January 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 Tuesday morning except southeast 35 over southeastern sections Tuesday afternoon and evening. Wind becoming northwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Flurries ending near midnight. Snow Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over western sections Tuesday.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4 rising to minus 6 to plus 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 January 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas building to 3 to 5 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 January 2022
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 7 tenths grey-white ice except 1 first-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5803N 5738W to 6230N 5918W to 6354N 5755W
then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths grey-white ice except 1 first-year ice
in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 16 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5135N 5300W to 5215N 5100W to 5430N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 17 January 2022

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 17 January 2022

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 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 983 mb located near the St. Lawrence
River.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday low 983 mb located near Lake Melville.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough from low located on a line
north-south over northern Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday trough from low located on a line
north-south over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 AM NST 17 January 2022 A low pressure system approaching from the southwest today and
tonight will lie near Lake Melville by Tuesday evening. A trough
extending northward from the low will move eastward across Northern
Quebec tonight to lie over the Labrador Sea by Tuesday evening.
Gale force southeasterlies will spread across the district on Tuesday
ahead of the trough then shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador
Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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