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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 16 April 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Saturday morning then increasing to south 20 Saturday evening.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2 rising to minus 6 to zero Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 16 April 2021
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 16 April 2021
Sunday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind east 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 16 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 5803N 5748W 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 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the northwestern and western sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 16 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4800N 5135W to 5250N 5025W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5800W to 6050N 5315W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5127N 5733W to Newfoundland near 5045N 5705W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 16 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 9:30 PM NDT 16 April 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary low 975 mb located east
of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday approaching low 1006 mb located southwest
of Ungava Bay.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM NDT 16 April 2021 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

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