Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 January 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Thursday morning except east 25 over northern sections Thursday afternoon and evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening. Occasional freezing spray beginning Thursday morning.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12 rising to minus 12 to minus 4 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 January 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning and to 1 or less late overnight. Seas building to 1 to 2 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 January 2018
Friday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 3 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5720W to 6020N 5845W to 6230N 5730W
then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth
first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5230W 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 17 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 17 January 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NST today high located south of Newfoundland.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday high located east of the Grand Banks.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 1018 mb located southeast of Cape Cod.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday approaching low 999 mb located over
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM NST 17 January 2018 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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