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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 24 May 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to south 15 to 20 this evening then increasing to south 25 after midnight. Wind increasing to west 35 near noon Wednesday.

Showers or flurries Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 May 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 May 2022
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon and to light late in the day.
Friday Wind south 15 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 May 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday 1 tenth first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 6 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 May 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5803N 5715W to 6109N 5732W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 6 tenths
first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 23 May 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4645N 4615W to 4850N 4615W to 5100N 4720W to 5715N
5040W to 5650N 4750W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Quebec near
5006N 6144W to Newfoundland near 4755N 5914W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 24 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 24 May 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located over central Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over the East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching trough located over northern
Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 AM NDT 24 May 2022 A trough of low pressure approaching from the west will sweep across
the Labrador Sea on Wednesday. Strong to gale force westerlies will
develop over northwestern waters Wednesday afternoon in the wake of
the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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