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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 27 January 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Tuesday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 11 to minus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 January 2020
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 27 January 2020
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 in the morning.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 5 tenths grey-white ice including a trace of first-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5025N 5455W to 5030N 5235W to 5505N 5215W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths grey-white ice including a trace of
first-year ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5330N 5245W to 5500N 5306W to 5700N 5600W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 27 January 2020

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 9:30 PM NST 27 January 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located off
Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 PM NST 27 January 2020 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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