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North Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 January 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southwest 15 knots except northwest 25 over northern sections. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to east 15 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to east 25 late overnight. Wind east 25 Monday.

Flurries beginning near noon changing to snow near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Over open water risk of freezing spray this morning. Risk of freezing spray this evening.

Temperatures minus 12 rising to minus 4 to zero overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 January 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 January 2021
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45.
Thursday Wind east 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths grey-white ice including except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice in the northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5220N 5340W
to 5540N 5525W to 5800N 5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey-white ice including except 9 plus tenths grey-white
ice including 1 tenth first-year ice in the northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 16 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5201N 5546W to 5145N 5400W to 5700N 5400W to 5935N 5620W to
6430N 5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today weakening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST today weakening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Cabot Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM NST 17 January 2021 A trough of low pressure approaching from the southwest will cross
the Labrador Sea on Monday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will
develop ahead of the trough tonight. Winds will diminish to a strong
southeasterly in the wake of the trough for most areas on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Northwest Labrador Sea.

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