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North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 13 April 2024

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 35 late overnight then backing to northeast 35 near noon Sunday except variable 15 to 20 over southern sections.

Rain or snow and fog patches.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 13 April 2024
Tonight and Sunday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 13 April 2024
Monday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice pressure warning in effect. 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coast. Strong ice pressure developing along parts of the coast early Sunday morning. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to 5213N
5203W to 5510N 5227W to 5700N 5730W to 5945N 5900W to 6200N 5615W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6155N 5254W to 6101N 5312W to 5938N
5115W to 5840N 4909W then eastward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus
tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western
section. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coast.
Strong ice pressure developing along parts of the coast early Sunday
morning.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:27 PM EDT 13 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5445W to 4550N 5410W to 4530N 4810W to 4625N 4635W to 5025N
4625W to 5445N 4940W to 5620N 4915W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6036W to Newfoundland near 4852N 5817W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 13 April 2024

'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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 April 2024

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 9:30 PM NDT 13 April 2024 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying trough located on a line
east-west over the southern Mid Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday intensifying trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the northern Mid Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM NDT 13 April 2024 A trough of low pressure will generally remain over the Mid Labrador
Coast tonight and Sunday, slowly intensifying throughout the forecast
period. Strong to gale force east to northeasterlies will develop to
the north of the trough tonight.

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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