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East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 31 January 2023

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 this evening. Wind northwest 35 Wednesday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 13 to minus 5.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 31 January 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon and to 3 to 5 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 31 January 2023
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to northeast 50 to 60.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5158N 5310W to 5430N 5204W to 5623N 5540W to
5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:10 PM EST 30 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4800W to 5040N 4655W to 5815N 5630W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 31 January 2023

'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 31 January 2023

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 31 January 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying low 1008 mb located over the
northern East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 994 mb located over the northern
East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 AM NST 31 January 2023 A low pressure system will deepen as it stalls over northern sections
of the East Labrador Sea today and Wednesday. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will develop over the Labrador Sea as the low
deepens.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea.

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

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