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Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 26 January 2022

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind west 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 Thursday morning.

Flurries Thursday late in the day.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Thursday morning.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 January 2022
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 26 January 2022
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northeast 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday 8 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5803N 5618W to 6123N 5743W to 6200N 5744W to
6258N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the
northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 26 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5110N 5005W to 5220N 4810W to 5600N 5345W to
5930N 5625W to 6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Issued 4:00 PM NST 26 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 PM NST 26 January 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 996 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Thursday low 990 mb located over southwestern
Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM NST 26 January 2022 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will continue
northeastward across the Labrador Sea tonight. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm 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 for South Labrador
Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south, South Labrador Sea,
and Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half.

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

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