South Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 January 2020
Today Tonight and Monday.
Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 25 this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 15 Monday morning. Wind veering to northwest 15 Monday evening except northwest 25 over southeastern sections.
Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending Monday morning.
Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 4930N 5245W
to 5015N 5530W to 5200N 5330W to 5430N 5345W to 5615N 5645W to 5800N
5800W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 8 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white
ice in the extreme northwestern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM NST 19 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NST 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 960 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing low 965 mb located east of
At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday weakening ridge located on a line east-west
over southern Labrador.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:48 AM NST 19 January 2020 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will continue
to move away today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
diminish to strong westerlies as the low moves away.
Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
East Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf - northwestern half
- Northeast Gulf - southeastern half
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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