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South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 29 January 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots veering to northeast 15 this evening then increasing to northeast 35 to 45 after midnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 near noon Sunday then increasing to south 35 to 45 Sunday afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 40 to 50 Sunday evening.

Snow beginning this evening changing to rain Sunday morning then to flurries Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray overnight. Risk of freezing spray Sunday evening.

Temperatures minus 20 rising to plus 3 Sunday afternoon then falling to minus 5 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 January 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 29 January 2022
Monday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the morning and to light in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice in the northeastern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4840N 5224W
to 4948N 5325W to 5011N 5459W to 5150N 5237W to 5428N 5154W to 5803N
5618W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice in the northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:06 PM EST 28 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5050N 4940W to 5205N 4755W to 5930N 5625W to
6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 29 January 2022

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 AM NST 29 January 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located north of Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located north of
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 971 mb located east of
Cape Cod.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 959 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over
central Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line east-west over
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:08 AM NST 29 January 2022 A trough of low pressure north of the marine district will drift
slowly northward today. Strong to gale force southwesterlies over the
Northwest Labrador Sea will diminish tonight as a ridge of high
pressure builds northward across the district.

A very intense low pressure system moving up the Eastern Seaboard
will track across the Maritimes tonight and across Southeastern
Labrador on Sunday to lie over the South Labrador Sea by Sunday
evening. Gale to storm force northeasterlies will spread across most
waters overnight into Sunday ahead of the low then shift to gale to
storm force northwesterlies to southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Lake Melville and North Labrador Coast where gale
warnings are in effect.

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

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