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South Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 29 January 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots except north 35 over northern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 this afternoon then becoming northwest 25 this evening. Wind backing to west 20 late overnight. Wind west 20 Thursday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over western sections today and Thursday.

Temperatures minus 11 to minus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 January 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres becoming 2 to 3 near noon except 1 to 2 over northwestern sections overnight and Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 29 January 2020
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 6 tenths grey-white ice including a trace of first-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5045N 5240W to 5500N 5200W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 6 tenths grey-white ice including a trace of
first-year ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5320N 5245W to 5500N 5305W to 5700N 5600W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 29 January 2020

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 29 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 9:30 AM NST 29 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located over the Mid
Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday dissipating trough located over Belle
Isle Bank.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located over QUEBEC.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 AM NST 29 January 2020 An intensifying trough of low pressure over the Mid Labrador Coast
will move southwards today. Strong to gale force northerly winds are
expected in the wake of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for Mid
Labrador Coast and South Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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