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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 20 January 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 near noon Tuesday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 January 2020
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight except 2 to 3 over northwestern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 20 January 2020
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 8 tenths grey ice including including a trace of first-year ice in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4920N 5210W
to 5025N 5535W to 5155N 5330W to 5520N 5435W to 5655N 5700W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths grey ice including including a trace of
first-year ice in the extreme western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 20 January 2020

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 9:30 PM NST 20 January 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight intensifying trough located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday trough located over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM NST 20 January 2020 A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will
intensify as it slowly moves southeastward to lie over the East
Labrador Sea by Tuesday evening. Strong to gale force northwesterlies
are forecast in the wake of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
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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