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North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 21 January 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 late overnight and to variable 10 to 15 Friday morning.

Flurries ending overnight. Snow Friday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Over open water risk of freezing spray late this afternoon and tonight.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 January 2021
Tonight and Friday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 21 January 2021
Saturday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind north 25 knots.
Monday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the northern section. Strong ice pressure easing this evening. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5130N 5430W
to 5220N 5340W to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5730W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2
tenths first-year ice in the northern section. Strong ice pressure
easing this evening.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:15 PM EST 21 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5049N 5604W to 5105N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 5935N 5620W to 6430N
5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2021

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 21 January 2021 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located over the Torngat Mountains.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday dissipating trough located over the
Torngat Mountains.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Friday trough located southeast of Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Friday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM NST 21 January 2021 A weakening trough of low pressure over the Torngat Mountains will
dissipate tonight. Strong to gale force southeasterlies in the wake
of this trough will diminish to moderate to strong overnight.

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 gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador Sea.

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

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