FICN18 CWIS 081445
Ice forecasts for the eastern waters of Newfoundland and Labrador
issued by Environment Canada at 10:00 a.m. EST Wednesday 8 February
2023 for today tonight and Thursday.
The next scheduled forecasts will be issued at 10:00 a.m. Thursday.

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N 5332W
to 5013N 5512W to 5047N 5323W to 5324N 5057W to 5535N 5319W to 5617N
5558W to 5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Strait of Belle Isle.
9 tenths grey ice.

Belle Isle Bank.
Bergy water except 9 tenths grey-white ice in the western section.

South Labrador Coast.
9 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice in the northeast
section.

Lake Melville.
Consolidated first-year ice.

Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale.
9 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice in the eastern
section. Consolidated first-year ice along the coast.

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south.
9 tenths grey-white ice. Consolidated first-year ice along the
coast.

South Labrador Sea - southern half.
Bergy water except 7 tenths grey-white ice in the western section.

South Labrador Sea - northern half.
Bergy water except 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western section.

North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south.
9 plus tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice including
a trace of old ice in the northeastern section.

North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek.
9 plus tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice
including a trace of old ice in the eastern section.

East Labrador Sea.
Bergy water.

South Coast
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south.
Open water.

Southwestern Grand Banks
Southeastern Grand Banks
Northern Grand Banks.
Ice free.

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis.
Open water except consolidated grey ice in a few sheltered bays.

Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south.
Open water except 3 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.
Consolidated grey ice in a few sheltered bays.

Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John.
1 tenth new ice except 9 tenths grey ice in the northwestern
section. Consolidated grey ice in a few sheltered bays.

Funk Island Bank.
Bergy water.

Tail of the Grand Banks
Flemish
Southeast Labrador Sea.
Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Contact ECAREG Canada via marine radio for routing advice. East
coast ice analysis charts can be copied on CFH Halifax at 2222 UTC
and 0001 UTC and on VCO Sydney at 1142 UTC and 2331 UTC.

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