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South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 22 January 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 to 35 knots increasing to east 35 to 45 near midnight then backing to northeast 45 Saturday afternoon.

Showers or flurries.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 January 2021
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 22 January 2021
Sunday Wind northeast 45 to 55 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northeast 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 3 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5130N 5430W
to 5220N 5340W to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white
ice in the extreme western section.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:19 PM EST 22 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5049N 5604W to 5105N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 22 January 2021

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 22 January 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line north-south over
the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday dissipating trough located over Labrador.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 986 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday low 983 mb located over the Quebec Lower
North Shore.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM NST 22 January 2021 A trough of low pressure over the Mid Labrador Coast will dissipate
as it moves to lie over Labrador overnight. Strong northwesterlies
ahead of this trough will shift to gale force northeasterlies to
easterlies in its wake. These winds will persist through the day on
Saturday as a low passes south of the marine district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except North Labrador Coast and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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