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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 26 January 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind north 25 knots backing to northwest 30 Wednesday morning.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over western sections late this afternoon tonight and Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 5 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 26 January 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 26 January 2021
Thursday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 January 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 26 January 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 1:30 PM EST 26 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5027N 5624W to 5020N 5300W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 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 4:00 PM NST 26 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 4:00 AM NST 26 January 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over southeastern
Newfoundland.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today departing trough located south of
Newfoundland.

By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday intensifying trough located over
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today building ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a
line northwest-southeast over western Labrador.

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