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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 January 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late overnight and to west 10 to 15 Thursday morning except west 25 over northwestern sections.

Snow or rain changing to flurries this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray today and tonight. Freezing spray over northwestern sections Thursday.

Temperatures minus 6 to plus 2 falling to minus 16 to minus 8 Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 18 January 2022
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres except 5 to 7 over southeastern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 January 2022
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5803N 5738W to 6230N 5918W to 6354N 5755W
then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth
first-year ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:15 PM EST 18 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5130N 5155W to 5215N 5030W to 5425N 5135W 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 January 2022

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 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 980 mb located near the South Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today low 983 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough from low located on a line north-south
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today trough from low located on a line north-south
over the East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located over northern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM NST 19 January 2022 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will move to lie
north of the district today. A trough extending northward and
southward from the low will move eastward to cross the Labrador Sea
today and tonight. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will persist
ahead of the trough, then shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

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

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

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