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East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 30 January 2023

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25 near noon and to west 15 to 20 this evening. Wind veering to northwest 25 Tuesday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 30 January 2023
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near noon and to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight then building to 2 to 3 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 January 2023
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5219N 5314W to 5453N 5247W to 5627N 5609W to
5803N 5704W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4735W to 5100N 4720W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 30 January 2023

'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

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 30 January 2023

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 30 January 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located east of Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located northeast of
the Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 1006 mb located over the East
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday low 995 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 AM NST 30 January 2023 A trough of low pressure east of the Labrador Sea will continue to
move northeastward and depart tonight. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will diminish to light to moderate winds in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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