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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 16 January 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 near midnight and to light Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Sunday afternoon and to southeast 25 Sunday evening.

Flurries Sunday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections late this evening.

Temperatures minus 7 to minus 1 rising to zero Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 January 2021
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 over northern sections tonight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 16 January 2021
Monday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to south 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to east 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 8 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme western section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5220N 5340W
to 5540N 5525W to 5800N 5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white
ice in the extreme western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 16 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5201N 5546W to 5145N 5400W to 5700N 5400W to 5935N 5620W to
6430N 5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 16 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 9:30 PM NST 16 January 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday weakening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador Sea.

By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday approaching trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Cabot Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:12 PM NST 16 January 2021 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and Northwest
Labrador Sea.

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