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East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 January 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to west 25 this afternoon then backing to southwest 15 to 20 Wednesday morning. Wind backing to southeast 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon then increasing to south 35 Wednesday evening.

Flurries changing to snow Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections today and Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2 rising to minus 6 to plus 2 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 25 January 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres except 3 to 4 over eastern sections early this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 January 2022
Thursday Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4855N 5225W
to 5016N 5411W to 5218N 5259W to 5500N 5251W to 5803N 5653W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:39 PM EST 24 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5120N 5030W to 5250N 4830W to 5600N 5400W to
5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 January 2022

'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

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 January 2022

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 4:00 AM NST 25 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday departing trough located northeast of
the Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 1004 mb located over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located east of Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM NST 25 January 2022 A low pressure system will approach the district from the southwest
on Wednesday to lie over the South Labrador Sea by Wednesday
afternoon. Strong to gale force southeasterlies to southerlies will
spread across southern waters on Wednesday ahead of the low before
shifting to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south, South
Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all areas with open water.

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