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North Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 January 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to variable 15 knots this morning and to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Tuesday evening.

Periods of snow overnight and Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 18 rising to minus 5 near noon Tuesday then falling to minus 12 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 January 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 January 2022
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday 9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the extreme northeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4838N 5301W to 4930N 5315W
to 5023N 5447W to 5415N 5324W to 5630N 5652W to 5803N 5738W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 tenths
grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the extreme
northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 16 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5135N 5300W to 5215N 5100W to 5430N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 983 mb located near the St. Lawrence
River.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday low 983 mb located near Lake Melville.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough from low located on a line
north-south over northern Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday trough from low located on a line
north-south over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 AM NST 17 January 2022 A low pressure system approaching from the southwest today and
tonight will lie near Lake Melville by Tuesday evening. A trough
extending northward from the low will move eastward across Northern
Quebec tonight to lie over the Labrador Sea by Tuesday evening.
Gale force southeasterlies will spread across the district on Tuesday
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 all
waters.

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

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