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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 14 April 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind north 25 knots backing to northwest 20 Thursday evening.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero falling to minus 10 to minus 2 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 14 April 2021
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 14 April 2021
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 14 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northwestern and western sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 14 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 5803N 5748W to 5945N 5745W to 6146N
5833W to 6151N 5818W to 6151N 5818W 6200N 5745W to 6207N 5724W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the northwestern and western sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 14 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4711N 5254W to 4730N 5030W to 5120N 4835W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5830W to 6030N 5150W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Apr estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5126N 5701W to Newfoundland near 5102N 5654W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 14 April 2021

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 4:00 PM NDT 14 April 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating trough located over
southeastern Labrador.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight building ridge located over the Torngat
Mountains.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying low located east of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM NDT 14 April 2021 Northwesterly winds will strengthen to gale force over the East
Labrador Sea tonight as a low pressure system intensifies east of
Greenland and a ridge of high pressure builds over the Torngat
mountains.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are further advised that freezing spray warnings are
in effect for Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale, the entire
Labrador Sea.

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