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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 January 2022

Today Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 early this morning and to west 15 to 20 near noon. Wind increasing to southwest 30 this evening. Wind southwest 30 Friday.

Snow changing to flurries this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections today and Friday.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 27 January 2022
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon and to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas building to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 January 2022
Saturday Wind southwest 30 knots.
Sunday Wind east 20 knots increasing to northeast 45 to 55.
Monday Wind southwest 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 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 26 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4840N 5224W
to 4948N 5325W to 5022N 5508W to 5150N 5237W to 5448N 5204W to 5803N
5618W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 26 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5110N 5005W to 5220N 4810W to 5600N 5345W to
5930N 5625W to 6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 January 2022

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 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 27 January 2022 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 986 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing low 982 mb located over eastern
Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Hudson Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday trough located over the Northwest Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM NST 27 January 2022 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will continue
northeastward today. Gale to storm force northwesterlies can be
expected in the wake of the low over the East Labrador Sea this
morning.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
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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