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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 15 January 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots backing to south 15 late overnight then increasing to southwest 25 Saturday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections Saturday.

Temperatures minus 7 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 15 January 2021
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 15 January 2021
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 8 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5155N 5425W
to 5305N 5405W to 5800N 5800W then northeastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white
ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:36 PM EST 15 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 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

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday dissipating ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located west of
Ungava Bay.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:40 PM NST 15 January 2021 Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Mid Labrador Coast, South
Labrador Sea, and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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