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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 23 April 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 early this evening then backing to southwest 15 Wednesday morning except southwest 25 over northwestern sections.

Flurries.

A risk of freezing spray over northwestern sections late overnight and Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2 falling to minus 6 to zero overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024
Thursday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 in the morning and to north 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 5 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5117N 5728W to 5131N 5623W to
Newfoundland near 5128N 5619W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to
5249N 5130W to 5518N 5150W to 5641N 5703W to 5903N 5824W to 6200N
5854W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:12 PM EDT 22 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4710W to 5445N 4940W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4855W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 990 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough located over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 AM NDT 23 April 2024 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will weaken into a
trough over the Labrador Sea by this evening. Strong to gale force
northwest to southwesterlies can be expected to the south of the
system today. Winds will diminish tonight as the system weakens.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - north of
Hopedale, and South Labrador Sea.

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