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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 22 January 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 30 knots tonight and Thursday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray late this evening. Freezing spray over western sections overnight and Thursday.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6 rising to minus 6 to minus 2 near noon Thursday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 January 2020

South Labrador Sea - eastern half

Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Thursday morning.

South Labrador Sea - western half

Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 22 January 2020
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 5 tenths grey ice including including a trace of first-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5015N 5505W to 5125N 5240W to 5455N 5255W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W 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 22 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 22 January 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 992 mb located over eastern Hudson Bay.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Thursday low 982 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating ridge located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM NST 22 January 2020 A low pressure system will approach from Eastern Hudson Bay tonight
and cross the northern marine district Thursday. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will develop ahead of the low.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea - southeastern half.

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

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