Northwest Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 PM NST 20 January 2022
Tonight and Friday.
Wind west 10 to 15 knots except west 25 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 late overnight then increasing to northwest 25 Friday evening.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray over northwestern sections late this afternoon and tonight. Freezing spray late overnight and Friday.
Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2022 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from 5803N 5738W to 6200N 5826W to 6324N 5758W
then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth
first-year ice in the western section. 9 plus tenths first-year ice
in the extreme northwestern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:04 PM EST 20 January 2022
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5115N 5140W to 5230N 4905W to 5425N 5115W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 4:00 PM NST 20 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM NST 20 January 2022 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over eastern Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight weakening ridge located over Belle
At 4:00 a.m. NST Friday intensifying trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the East Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 PM NST 20 January 2022 An intensifying trough of low pressure will develop on Friday over
the East Labrador Sea. Strong southwesterly winds ahead of the trough
will shift to gale force northwesterly winds over the East Labrador
Sea Friday afternoon in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
East Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water.
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