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Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 08 April 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon except northeast 25 over northern sections this evening. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 15 Thursday morning.

Flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 becoming minus 8 to zero overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 08 April 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 08 April 2020
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots backing to east 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 7 April 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 6 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice along the coast. Strong ice pressure along the coast today and continuing Wednesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 7 April 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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

Ice pressure warning in effect.

6 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus
tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice along the coast.
Strong ice pressure along the coast today and continuing Wednesday.

 

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

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 07 April 2020

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 8 April 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 994 mb located 60 miles north of
Cartwright.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday dissipating low 999 mb located south of
Lake Melville.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM NDT 8 April 2020 A low pressure system north of Cartwright 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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