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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 19 January 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots except northwest 25 to 35 over northwestern sections late this afternoon and this evening. Wind becoming southwest 25 this evening except northwest 25 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 late overnight then backing to west 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

Snow or rain changing to flurries overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections this afternoon tonight and Thursday.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 10 to minus 4 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 January 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 7 to 9 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 January 2022
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4838N 5301W to 4930N 5315W
to 5030N 5519W to 5246N 5358W to 5444N 5456W to 5544N 5633W to 5803N
5738W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:15 PM EST 18 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5130N 5155W to 5215N 5030W to 5425N 5135W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 19 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 09:30 AM NST 19 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 9:30 AM NST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 980 mb located near the South Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today low 983 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough from low located on a line north-south
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today trough from low located on a line north-south
over the East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located over northern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 AM NST 19 January 2022 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will move to lie
north of the district today. A trough extending northward and
southward from the low will move eastward to cross the Labrador Sea
today and tonight. Gale force southeasterlies will persist ahead of
the trough, then shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and the Mid Labrador Coast - north of
Hopedale.

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

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