Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 18 January 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Wind south 15 knots except east 25 over northern sections. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to northwest 30 Friday afternoon except northeast 30 over eastern sections.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over northern sections tonight. Freezing spray over western sections Friday.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4 rising to minus 8 to zero Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 January 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 over northern sections Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 18 January 2018
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 5 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5720W to 6020N 5845W to 6145N 5720W
then eastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths
first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 18 January 2018

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 PM NST 18 January 2018 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NST today weakening low 996 mb located over northern
Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over western Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Friday ridge located over western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 PM NST 18 January 2018 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except East Labrador Sea.

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