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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 January 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 this evening and to southeast 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 Monday afternoon.

Flurries beginning this evening changing to rain overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 January 2021
Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 January 2021
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 knots veering to south 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to east 35 to 45.
Thursday Wind east 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 8 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5220N 5340W
to 5500N 5445W 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 17 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5151N 5607W 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)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 17 January 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 17 January 2021 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NST today departing ridge located over Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Cabot Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 PM NST 17 January 2021 A trough of low pressure approaching from the southwest will cross
the Labrador Sea on Monday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will
develop ahead of the trough tonight. Winds will diminish to a strong
southeasterly in the wake of the trough for most areas on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador Sea.

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