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North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 20 May 2022

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots this evening and to southeast 25 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 near noon Saturday then becoming west 25 to 35 Saturday evening.

Rain Saturday.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 May 2022
Today Tonight and Saturday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 May 2022
Sunday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 May 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 May 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5124N 5747W to
Newfoundland near 5045N 5713W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5050N 5559W to
5057N 5330W to 5506N 5338W to 5803N 5815W then northeastward. Sea
ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 tenths
first-year ice in the northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:49 PM EDT 19 May 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5520W to 4541N 5338W to 4541N 4842W to 4801N 4748W to 5100N
4800W to 5715N 5040W to 5625N 4740W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6137W to Newfoundland near 4755N 5915W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 20 May 2022

'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 20 May 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
central Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Saturday departing ridge located east of Labrador
Sea.

By 9:30 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching trough located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:36 AM NDT 20 May 2022 On Saturday, a trough of low pressure will sweep across Labrador and
the Labrador Sea. Strong to gale force south to southeasterlies will
spread across most waters on Saturday ahead of the trough. Winds will
shift to strong to gale force west to southwesterlies later in the
day in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

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