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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 20 January 2022

Tonight and Friday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 Friday morning.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6 falling to minus 18 to minus 10 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 January 2022
Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 20 January 2022
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots backing to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2022 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2022 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4807N 5226W
to 4930N 5315W to 5030N 5519W to 5246N 5358W to 5444N 5456W to 5544N
5633W to 5803N 5738W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths
first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:04 PM EST 20 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5115N 5140W to 5230N 4905W to 5425N 5115W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W 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 2022

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 2022 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight weakening ridge located over Belle
Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Friday intensifying trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM NST 20 January 2022 An intensifying trough of low pressure will develop on Friday over
the East Labrador Sea. Strong southwesterly winds ahead of the trough
will shift to gale force northwesterly winds over the East Labrador
Sea Friday afternoon in its wake.

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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