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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 January 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southeast 25 this afternoon and to southeast 15 to 20 this evening. Wind southeast 15 to 20 Tuesday.

Rain ending this evening. Flurries Tuesday.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 January 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 January 2021
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to east 35 to 45 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15.
Friday Wind east 20 knots.

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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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 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 04:00 AM NST 18 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 AM NST 18 January 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Funk Island Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:34 AM NST 18 January 2021 A trough of low pressure over Funk Island Bank will move to lie over
Northwest Labrador Sea Tuesday morning. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the trough will diminish to moderate to
strong southerlies in its wake.

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

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