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South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 28 January 2023

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 this evening and to northwest 35 to 45 Sunday afternoon.

Flurries Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray becoming severe Sunday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 12 rising to minus 5 to minus 2 overnight then falling to minus 20 to minus 12 Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 28 January 2023
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 28 January 2023
Monday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday 5 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice in the northwest section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5537W to 5132N 5437W to 5357N 5350W to 5803N 5743W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice in the
northwest section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:02 PM EST 28 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4745W to 5100N 4720W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 28 January 2023

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 28 January 2023

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 4:00 PM NST 28 January 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NST today departing low 980 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located over Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday trough located on a line north-south over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM NST 28 January 2023 A trough of low pressure over Quebec will track eastward across
Labrador tonight and the Labrador Sea on Sunday. Strong
southwesterlies ahead of the trough will veer to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in the wake of the trough on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and 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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