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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 April 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots this evening and to southeast 25 late overnight. Wind southeast 25 Friday.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 April 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 near midnight except 3 to 5 over southern sections Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 April 2021
Saturday Wind east 25 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in western section. 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 5803N 5731W to 6147N 5833W to 6151N
5819W to 6200N 5749W to 6208N 5724W then northeastward. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in western section. 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 21 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4805N 5135W to 5400N 5040W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5800W to 6050N 5315W to 5715N 4535W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6058W to Newfoundland near 4845N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 22 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 993 mb located over New
Brunswick.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 975 mb located near the Gaspe Peninsula.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over Nova Scotia.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday trough from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Strait of Belle Isle.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 AM NDT 22 April 2021 An approaching low pressure system will stall over the Gaspé
Peninsula tonight before drifting eastward along the Quebec Lower
North Shore on Friday. Gale force southeasterly winds will sweep
across most southern waters tonight ahead of an intense trough
associated with this low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, and South Labrador Sea.

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