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Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 January 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southeast 25 this morning and to southeast 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to north 15 to 20 Friday morning. Wind veering to east 25 Friday afternoon.

Snow Friday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending overnight.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4 rising to zero Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 January 2021
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 January 2021
Saturday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday 7 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

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

7 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 20 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5105N 5545W to 5115N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 5935N 5620W to 6430N
5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5139N 5635W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5623W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 January 2021

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 21 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the Torngat Mountains.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday departing trough located over the Torngat
Mountains.

By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching trough located southeast of
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 AM NST 21 January 2021 A weakening trough of low pressure over the North Labrador Coast will
slowly depart the district tonight. Gale to storm force easterlies in
the wake of this trough will diminish to moderate to strong
southeasterlies.

Meanwhile, a second trough will approach the district from the
southeast on Friday to lie off the Labrador coast Friday afternoon.
Winds will shift to moderate to strong northerlies ahead of this
trough and reintensify into strong to gale force easterlies in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Lake Melville and South Labrador Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast.

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