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South Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 17 January 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 this afternoon then veering to southeast 30 this evening. Wind diminishing to southeast 20 Monday morning.

Flurries beginning this evening changing to rain near midnight and ending Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 January 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 3 to 4 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 January 2021
Tuesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots backing to southeast 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday 2 tenths grey ice except 8 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the western 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 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5220N 5340W
to 5540N 5525W to 5800N 5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths grey ice except 8 tenths new ice including 1 tenth
grey-white ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 16 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 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

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing ridge located over Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Cabot Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 AM NST 17 January 2021 A trough of low pressure approaching from the southwest will cross
the Labrador Sea on Monday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will
develop ahead of the trough tonight. Winds will diminish to a strong
southeasterly in the wake of the trough for most areas on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador Sea.

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