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South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 18 January 2020

Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 this evening and to northwest 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind becoming northwest 25 late overnight then backing to west 15 to 20 near noon Sunday. Wind backing to southwest 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Flurries ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water severe freezing spray becoming moderate overnight and ending Sunday evening.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 14.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 18 January 2020
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near midnight and to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 18 January 2020
Monday Wind light increasing to northwest 25 to 35 knots in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday 6 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 4930N 5245W
to 5015N 5530W to 5200N 5330W to 5430N 5345W to 5615N 5645W to 5800N
5800W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northwest of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 18 January 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 18 January 2020

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 2020 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 957 mb located east of Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday departing low 962 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
western Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line east-west over
southern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:17 PM NST 18 January 2020 An intense low pressure system east of the Labrador Sea will move to
lie east of Greenland tonight. Gale to storm force northwesterlies
are expected for most waters as a result of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the South Labrador Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water.

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