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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 08 April 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 knots except variable 15 over southern sections Thursday.

Flurries or showers.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 08 April 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 08 April 2020
Friday Wind east 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 in the morning.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots veering to southwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 8 April 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 8 April 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5240W to 4820N 5030W
to 4850N 5005W to 5500N 5300W to 5615N 5725W to 5800N 5845W then
northward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 4:40 PM EDT 7 April 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4745N 5613W to 4510N 5550W to 4455N 4655W to 4621N 4510W to 4940N
4425W to 5330N 4800W to 5830N 5430W to 5630N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6037W to Newfoundland near 4904N 5824W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 08 April 2020

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 8 April 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 995 mb located near Groswater Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday dissipating low 999 mb located south of
Lake Melville.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line east-west over
northern Belle Isle Bank.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line east-west over
central Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 AM NDT 8 April 2020 A low pressure system near Groswater Bay will move southwestward to
lie and weaken south of Lake Melville today. A trough of low pressure
over Belle Isle Bank associated with the low will move north to lie
over the South Labrador Sea this evening. Gale force northeasterly
winds to the north of this system will persist through Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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