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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 12 July 2024

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 Saturday morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Showers ending near noon Saturday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 12 July 2024
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 this evening then subsiding to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 12 July 2024
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 12 July 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 1 tenth first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 12 July 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5943N 6400W to 5930N 6100W to
5945N 6030W to 6201N 6247W then northeastward. Sea ice north then
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the extreme western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:47 PM EDT 12 July 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4913N 5344W to 5015N 4705W to 5200N 4715W to 5725N 5105W to 5900N
4930W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5114N 5848W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 12 July 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 12 July 2024 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday building ridge located over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM NDT 12 July 2024 A trough of low pressure over the Labrador Sea will continue
southeastward across the district tonight. Strong to gale force
westerlies will persist over northern waters until Saturday morning.

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

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