South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 16 January 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 25 knots backing to southwest 20 Wednesday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 January 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Wednesday morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 16 January 2018
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots becoming east 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots backing to northwest 35 to 45.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to
4945N 5430W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5120N
5350W to 5255N 5315W to 5800N 5815W then northeastwards. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white
ice in the northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5430N 5300W to 5700N 5500W 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 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 9:30 PM NST 16 January 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight high located over the Maritimes.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Wednesday high located over the northern Grand
Banks.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located over the
coast of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM NST 16 January 2018 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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